Adding his voice to the chorus of past and present NBA players singing Kobe Bryant’s praises in recent days, LeBron James spoke of the Laker as an inspiration, friend and rival on Tuesday, expressing just how upset he is that the two never matched up in the NBA Finals. “I knew I had to be better because of Kobe Bryant,” James said. Show More Summary
Kobe Bryant just announced that this will be his last season as an NBA player. The famous basketballer has been playing for the LA Lakers since 1996, and has had an epic and lengthy career. However, one game in particular stands out as his most iconic. Show More Summary
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James and Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant have only been to a combined 11 NBA Finals, but the two have never faced off against one another in the championship series. Something that James sorely regrets after Bryant announced that he would be retiring from the game. Show More Summary
Kobe Bryant recently published a poem, “Dear Basketball,” to announce that he will be retiring following the 2015-2016 N.B.A. season, his twentieth in the league. Other high-profile people, inspired by the future Hall-of-Famer’s ode, have since begun to update their fans on their lives via various styles of verse.
You don't have to love the NBA to recognize that sometimes, pure volume can lead to greatness.
NBA fans can’t wait for June: Kobe Bryant needs to go now.
It didn't take long for Kobe Bryant's hyper-competitiveness to become his defining feature as a basketball player. Over All-Star weekend during his rookie season on the Lakers in 1997, Bryant set a Rookie Game record with 31 points. The next night, Bryant won the Slam Dunk Contest in dominant fashion. Show More Summary
1. Kobe Bryant’s 81 points from his historic Jan. 22, 2006 game against the Raptors are 10 more than anyone else of his era. (Davis (...)
LeBron James and Kobe Bryant are the two players who have defined the league for the last decade, and Bryant’s age is the only reason (...)
As the Los Angeles Lakers prepare for life without Kobe Bryant when the 2015-16 season ends, the front office is facing a conundrum when it comes to which of the future Hall of Famer's jersey numbers should be eventually retired. According...Show More Summary
For a guy who supposedly doesn't like assists Kobe Bryant just gave a HUGE one to the Philadelphia 76ers -- 'cause the team is expecting its 1st sellout of the season tonight... thanks to KB. Of course, it's a big game in Philly -- the city…
Kobe Bryant has decided that this season will be his last, posting a "Dear Basketball" farewell poem on the Players' Tribune Sunday afternoon. Among even those of us who are not Lakers fans, his dynamic talent on the court and his eccentric presence off it will be missed. For the Lakers, however,...
Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James admitted Tuesday that he's "truly sad" Kobe Bryant is retiring at season's end, and he talked about how it will be "pretty weird" to see the Los Angeles Lakers without him. He also lamentedShow More Summary
Ever the polarizing on-court player and off-court personality, Kobe Bryant has long divided NBA fanatics around the globe. Some, of course, relish every spinning move No. 24 makes, but many others have derided him as a selfish, ball-hogging...Show More Summary
"I didn't hold up my end of the bargain to meet in the Finals in 2009," he said. LeBron James and Kobe Bryant have been to a combined 11 NBA Finals and one of them has been in the Finals in every season since 2007, yet they've never faced off in the championship. Show More Summary
LeBron James says Kobe Bryant inspired him to greatness and he was "kind of sad" when he learned the Lakers star is retiring.
Kobe Bryant recently announced his retirement. Here's how he spent his money along the way. Produced by Emmanuel Ocbazghi Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
The 'Chi-Raq' director weighs in on the NBA star's future.
Another job offer for Kobe Bryant... this time, one of the stars of "Empire" says he'll help the Mamba get a role on the show... if the NBA star is really interested. We got Bryshere Gray -- aka Hakeem Lyon -- who says it's a "tragedy" that…
1984 or 1996? Now that the last active player from the '96 class is retiring, let's have a fun debate. When Kobe Bryant retires after this season, that'll close the book on the 1996 NBA Draft class, assuming something crazy doesn't happen like Ray Allen returning. With that draft class finishing up its time in the NBA, Jermaine O'Neal, the No. Show More Summary