KOBE BRYANT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Michael Jordan gives Kobe Bryant complete set of Air Jordans

If you’re planning on giving Kobe Bryant some sort of retirement gift, good luck topping Michael Jordan’s. Jordan Brand presented Bryant with a set of all Air Jordans that have been released, from one through thirty, according to a Nike statement. The set included Air Jordan III and VIII in purple and gold, as worn by Bryant in 2002-2003. Lasting legacy.A gift from The Boss...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Michael Jordan gifts Kobe Bryant full set of Air Jordans

From one legend to another, Michael Jordan showed his respect to Kobe Bryant on Saturday by giving him a memorable gift. As a retirement present, His Airness gave Bryant a full set of all 30 Air Jordans in both black and white. Here is a shot of all the glorious sneakers lined up: The Jordan Brand has gifted Kobe Bryant a complete set of each of the 30 Air Jordans in black &...
Via Sportsnaut
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The most intriguing NBA story lines for the rest of the season

The NBA All-Star Break is upon us, and with that every NBA player is getting a well-needed break from the rigors of an 82-game schedule. After Sunday’s All-Star Game comes to a close, the second half of the NBA season will commence, and a number of story lines across the league will pick up steam. Here are 10 story lines to watch in the second half of the NBA season.1) Can the...
Via Yardbarker
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant receives great gift from ‘media’ member

Kobe Bryant has likely received thousands upon thousands of gifts throughout his legendary NBA career, but you can bet the one he received from a “media” member on Friday was unique. Baxter Holmes of ESPN shared this image, showing off the a picture of the gift, which one assumes is supposed to be Bryant wearing a Black Mamba-themed samurai outfit, complete with dual katanas...
Via Sportsnaut
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Kobe Bryant shoots down notion he wants All-Star MVP record

While Shaquille O’Neal likes former teammate Kobe Bryant’s chances at winning a record fifth All-Star MVP, it doesn’t appear as though Kobe is at all concerned with winning the prestigious honor. O’Neal got the ball rolling earlier this week, implying that Bryant will go for the award. “If he can find his stroke and get it going a little bit, I can guarantee you he’s...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

On Kobe Bryant and taking greatness for granted

When Kobe Bryant entered the NBA, the Cleveland Cavaliers wore uniforms accented in black and electric blue. The seats at The Q were blue. There was no fire-breathing jumbotron. He was guarded by the likes of Chris Mills and the late Bobby Phills, and later it was Wesley Person getting crossed up, leaving poor Cedric Henderson to go flying by, biting on a pump fake in attempt to...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant gives LeBron James his game-worn Kobe 11s

LeBron James is the latest member of the NBA to get a farewell gift from Kobe Bryant. Following the Cavaliers’ 120-111 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night, Bryant—who is retiring at the end of this season—stopped by the Cavs’ locker room to deliver a pair of autographed Kobe 11s, the pair that the future Hall of Famer wore during his final game at The Q...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kevin Love re-injures left shoulder

Stop us if you’ve heard this before: Kevin Love injured his left shoulder. The Cleveland Cavaliers big man appeared to suffer the injury during Wednesday’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers while being guarded by Kobe Bryant. It’s the same shoulder he injured during the 2015 playoffs against the Boston Celtics. Kevin Love has a shoulder injury that occurred on this play...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The LeBron-Kobe rivalry and Finals matchup that never was

It was supposed to be basketball’s next great rivalry — one born in the spirit of Magic-Bird, Chamberlain-Russell and Jordan-Isiah. In the mid-2000s, LeBron James and Kobe Bryant ruled the NBA on opposite sides of the country. Bryant was the three-time champion and consummate gunner who never met a shot he wouldn’t take, and James was the one who got his teammates involved...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe ‘as puzzled by it as you are’ over great three-game stretch

Kobe Bryant put up his third consecutive blast-from-the-past performance in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 99-96 road victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday night. And given how he has struggled so mightily for significant stretches during his 2015-16 NBA season swan song, the 37-year-old soon-to-be retiree is having difficulty explaining why he’s played so well of late...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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