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DeMarcus Cousins sees flashes of Kobe in Kawhi Leonard

San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard is off to an epic start to the season and his play has caught the attention of Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins. The Spurs roasted the Kings 102-94 Thursday night behind 30 points from Leonard, who through two games has announced his arrival as the next great NBA superstar. After the game, Cousins hinted he’s seen some Kobe Bryant...
Via The Sports Daily
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WATCH: Brandon Ingram On What He'll Remember Most About His NBA Rookie Debut

Los Angeles Lakers Brandon Ingram on what he'll remember most about his NBA rookie debut (and it doesn't have anything to do with his individual performance). Plus, after just one game at home the Lakers are headed on the road for a seven day roadtrip, the first of many in Ingram's future career. Ingram says he was really happy with how they performed as a team on the offensive...
Via Lakers Nation
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WATCH: Jordan Clarkson On Lakers Crowd: 'The Best Feeling In The World'

Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson saying playing in front of that season opener crowd in their win over the Houston Rockets was the best feeling in the world. Clarkson led all Lakers with 25 points off the bench (23 of which came in the second half). Clarkson also talks abot the upcoming roadtrip and in light of Brandon Ingram about to embark on his first roadtrip, does...
Via Lakers Nation
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Russell: Home opener without Bryant ‘felt like a home game’

There is a sense around the Los Angeles Lakers that Kobe Bryant’s retirement has allowed them to move forward as a franchise. Guard D’Angelo Russell told Adrian Wojnarowski of the Vertical that the team’s home opener, a 120-114 win over Houston, felt less like a Bryant game and more like a Laker home game. “I’ll tell you what it felt like: It felt like a home game,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lakers Beat Rockets In Season Opener & It's All About IDENTITY

The Los Angeles Lakers looked good in their 2016-17 season opener with the young core, beating the Houston Rockets 120-114! It's all about building the identity and showing it on the court. Here's Luke Walton, Julius Randle, Brandon Ingram and D'Angelo Russell on building that identity. Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? https://youtu...
Via Lakers Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Kobe Bryant told D’Angelo Russell he ‘looked ready’ before the Lakers’ first game

The torch passing seems to be in effect. As you might have heard by now, the Los Angeles Lakers will kick off their first season without Kobe Bryant on the roster in 20 years on Tuesday night. It’s a bittersweet moment, as fans lost a beloved figure in the franchise’s illustrious history. However, the team’s future looks bright, especially that of their second-year point...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
1 day ago

D’Angelo Russell: There is freedom in Kobe not being around

Whether he’s handling video cameras or talking with reporters, D’Angelo Russell isn’t exactly the most tactful. That remained the case when Russell spoke with ESPN’s Sam Alipour for a feature in ESPN The Magazine. Russell, who is entering his second year in the league, shared with Alipour how things will be different this season for the Los Angeles Lakers without Kobe Bryant...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Thomas Robinson On Earning Final Lakers Roster Spot

Los Angeles Lakers forward Thomas Robinson earned a final spot on the Lakers 2016-17 roster. Here's him talking about why he thinks he earned a spot and moving on to his next goal. Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? What about Brandon Ingram and Kevin Durant scrimmaging at Team USA?
Via Lakers Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

You can have a used Kobe Bryant facemask for just $15,000

There was a time in 2012 where Kobe Bryant was forced to wear a facemask after sustaining a nasal fracture during the 2012 NBA All-Star Game. Though it seemed minor, one facemask Bryant wore is reportedly worth thousands of dollars now. A facemask Bryant wore for four games during the 2011-12 season has been put up for auction by the folks at Goldin Auctions. With 19 days left...
Via The Comeback
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaq cracks perfect joke about Kobe during HOF speech

The Basketball Hall of Fame ceremony Friday night had plenty of touching and emotional moments, but there was some comedic relief, too. And perhaps the best joke came courtesy of Shaquille O’Neal. Shaq thanked a lot of people during his speech, including Kobe Bryant, but he couldn’t say Kobe’s name without throwing in a pretty funny joke about Bryant pushing the Los Angeles...
September 10, 2016  |  Discuss

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