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Byron Scott: I know what it takes to bring a championship to L.A.

The Los Angeles Lakers introduced Byron Scott as the 25th head coach in franchise history on Tuesday. “After an extensive and thorough search, we’re proud to welcome Byron back to the Lakers family as our next head coach,” said Kupchak. “Byron has proven himself at the highest levels of the game as both a player and a coach in his almost 30 years of NBA experience. His leadership...
Via Sports-Glory
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Robert Horry talks monitoring Kobe Bryant’s minutes, Byron Scott’s system

With Robert Horry rumored to be a candidate to land an assistant coaching job under Byron Scott next season, this video just got a little more interesting. Horry recently sat down with Time Warner Cable SportsNet’s Jaime Maggio to discuss the Lakers’ roster next season. During the interview, Horry mentioned how the team should limit Kobe Bryant’s minutes next season much like...
Via Lakerholicz.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lakers to start Carlos Boozer at small forward?

The Los Angeles Lakers were able to acquire forward Carlos Boozer from the Chicago Bulls off of waivers, and they are extremely excited about what he will add to the team. According to a report from the Los Angeles Times, the Lakers are planning to start him at the small forward position. This is an extremely interesting and weird move from the Lakers, and Boozer is a power forward...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Jodie Meeks pays tribute to Kobe Bryant

Jodie Meeks may have left the Los Angeles Lakers for the Detroit Pistons and an $18 million deal this summer, but he hasn’t forgotten those who helped him along the way. One person who helped Meeks improve as a player over the past two years was Kobe Bryant, and the 26-year-old paid tribute to the Black Mamba on his Instagram account yesterday as a way to say thank you. “#TBT…2...
Via Lakerholicz.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant’s text to Jeremy Lin: “Welcome to the team”

Jeremy Lin may have been on a whirlwind tour of Asia when he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers earlier this month, though Kobe Bryant still managed to get in touch with the 25-year-old and get a simple message across to his new partner: “Welcome to the team.” In a recent interview with a Chinese website (via Jeremy Lin Post), the Lakers’ new point guard revealed that Bryant...
Via Lakerholicz.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant should only be ‘afraid’ of the Los Angeles Lakers’ upcoming season

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant admitted Wednesday that he’s “afraid” of life after basketball. “You really have to lean on muses and mentors going forward, just as I did as a kid. It’s about having that next wave of things, which is scary as hell, but it’s fun at the same time,” said Bryant, 35, who signed a two-year contract worth roughly $48.5 million on November...
Via Sports by Colin
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant scored 36 points in 1996 Summer League game

Back in the grand old year that was 1996, Kobe Bryant was still an unknown Lakers rookie trying to make a name for himself in the association. Bryant played on the Lakers Summer League team and showed off his future brilliance in a game against the Phoenix Suns held at Long Beach Arena. At the end of the game, Kobe scored 36 points and the below highlight reel shows flashes of what...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Kobe Bryant takes a shot at ESPN

PHOTO: L.A. Times It may be the offseason right now, but Kobe Bryant is still taking shots. Following his home run at Richard Sherman’s celebrity softball game, a fan of the Black Mamba sent out a tweet that caught the five-time champion’s eye. “Kobe about to make the top 10 on SportsCenter and he’s not even playing basketball,” the fan wrote, to which Bryant replied, “I’m...
Via Lakerholicz.com
8 days ago  |  1 Comment

WATCH: Kobe hits HR at Richard Sherman's charity softball game

Kobe Bryant has only played in six basketball games since April 2013 because of various injuries. While fans of the Los Angeles Lakers are wondering how healthy the Black Mamba will be when he returns, Bryant is showing that he’s recovering just fine. The five-time NBA champion drilled a home run during a recent charity softball game at Safeco Field in Seattle hosted by Richard...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant seems to have gained weight during his European vacation (photo)

LMAOOOO how he got a 6-pack beer gut?! RT @Delblogo: Kobe doesn’t want Melo to see this, that’s why. pic.twitter.com/DInrl5XaQM — Amin Elhassan (@AminESPN) July 1, 2014 Coming on the heels of the news that Kobe Bryant returned from Europe on Wednesday night to help the Los Angeles Lakers woo Carmelo Anthony comes this amusing […] The post Kobe Bryant seems to have gained...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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