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Kobe Bryant is Headed into a Battle with an Undefeated Foe

Lakers’ guard Kobe Bryant stand for the national anthem before a game against the Miami Heat on January 13, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images) The time is near for the National Basketball Association. It’s almost time for one of the best players to ever grace the hardwood to finally call it quits. Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant is beginning...
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Shaq once threatened to murder Kobe Bryant

It’s long been known that despite all the on-court successes the two enjoyed as Los Angeles Lakers teammates, the relationship between Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant was tenuous at best, contentious at worst. In a comprehensive and fascinating oral history put together by Bleacher Report NBA senior writer Ric Bucher, the combustible alliance between the...Read More The post...
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Los Angeles Lakers: What will they do with their pick?

Finally the time has come, the Los Angeles Lakers have been awarded the second pick of this years NBA draft. However, this news does come with a bitter-taste considering this may be seventeen time All-Star Kobe Bryant’s last season. According to Lakers General Mitch Kupchak, Bryant indicated that this season may indeed be his last. This news may be saddening to loyal Lakers’...
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Report: Kobe Bryant likely to retire following next season

The last few years haven’t exactly gone according to plan for one of the greatest basketball players to set foot on a court. And it now appears that the end of Kobe Bryant’s tremendous NBA career is nearing. Bryant apparently told Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak that the 2015-2016 season will be his last in the NBA. “He has indicated to me that this is it...
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Lakers GM says Kobe Bryant indicated next season will be his last

Los Angels Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak indicated on Thursday during an interview on SiriusXM NBA Radio that Kobe Bryant has intimated that the 2015-16 NBA season will be his last go-round before he strolls off into the sunset. “He has indicated to me that this is it,” Kupchak said, via an ESPN report. Bryant...Read More The post Lakers GM says Kobe Bryant indicated next...
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Kobe Bryant tries to solve riddle of defending Stephen Curry

Figuring out how to stop Stephen Curry when his offensive game is humming and his jump shot is clicking is like trying to unravel a mystery wrapped inside a conundrum knotted up in an enigma. Kobe Bryant, a mere spectator to the NBA Playoffs — as the Los Angeles Lakers have been the past two...Read More The post Kobe Bryant tries to solve riddle of defending Stephen Curry appeared...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Los Angeles Lakers Select…

Karl-Anthony Towns and Jahlil Okafor When Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum revealed the large white card with the Lakers’ logo on it that represented the Los Angeles Lakers receiving the second overall pick in the upcoming NBA Draft, Lakers fans were jumping for joy, Kobe Bryant was tweeting and head coach Byron Scott was winking. For a team that has historically been known for...
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Kobe Bryant makes bathroom joke about Lakers getting No. 2 pick

While he was celebrating his fifth NBA title back in 2010, Kobe Bryant likely never envisioned himself rooting for the ping-pong balls to fall the Los Angeles Lakers’ way. But he needed them to on Tuesday night, and it couldn’t have gone much better for Kobe’s team. The Lakers, who finished with the fourth-worst record...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant: Only right Lakers get No. 2 pick after playing like crap all season

The Lakers finished with the fourth-worst record in the NBA this season. However, they will have the No. 2 pick in next month’s draft thanks to some good fortune in the lottery, which was held Tuesday evening. Shortly after the announcement was made, Kobe Bryant said, via his Twitter account, it was only right they...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe is apparently not a big fan of the NBA Draft Combine

The NBA Combine is currently taking place in Chicago.  Since Wednesday, most of the country’s top draft-eligible players have been in the Windy City, playing some 5-on-5, going through some drills and getting some things measured.  Future NBA Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant is apparently not a big fan of the event.  I wonder how Larry Bird would have done in the nba draft combine...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

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