LeBron James and Kyrie Irving are going through what Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal did after winning their first championship together. The post Tyronn Lue Compares LeBron and Kyrie to Kobe and Shaq appeared first on SLAMonline.
Third-time mom-to-be Vanessa Bryant took in a game with her girls (in belly and out) and her husband, retired NBA veteran Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers. She posted a photo of her brood enjoying a Lakers game court side and apparently, all of the activity and action had her soon-to-born daughter excited as well. “My baby... Read More »
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Incoming Lakers head coach Luke Walton was a rookie in L.A. once upon a time, and he joined up right at the tail end of the first era of dominant Kobe Bryant teams. Yesterday, he told a story about Kobe’s intensity back in those days to Jesse Williams on his “Open Run” podcast yesterday. Show More Summary
Kobe Bryan made Luke Walton pay dearly for having too much fun the night before. The post Kobe Bryant Scored ’70-Something’ on a Hungover Luke Walton at Practice appeared first on SLAMonline.
A true homage to a legend.
There are apparently a few more stops on the Mamba’s retirement tour, including an auction for that creepy mask he wore in 2012 after getting his nose broken by Dwyane Wade. The mask is being put up by Goldin Auctions, which also has a letter from a member of the Lakers staff confirming its authenticity. […]
I don’t think Dwyane Wade was thinking about all the money Kobe Bryant’s protective mask would fetch when he broke his nose and gave him a concussion in the 2012 NBA All-Star Game, but such as life. The two superstars collided and as such Bryant was forced to wear one of those protective masks that […]
Kobe Bryant has officially retired, but it seems the sport won’t let him go. Lakers news have it that the Black Mamba will be returning to the hardcourt, but this time as a coach. Bryant has seen the best and the worst of the league....Show More Summary
A leader makes damn sure, Kobe Bryant told Anthony Davis, that everyone respects him. The post Kobe Bryant Told Anthony Davis How to Be a Leader appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Black Mamba wore a face mask for a few games back in 2012. The post Kobe Bryant Face Mask Expected to Sell for Over $50K appeared first on SLAMonline.
Throughout his historic career, some fans may have been lucky enough to get their hands on some of Kobe Bryant's game-used memorabilia. For those who weren't that fortunate, there is a golden opportunity on hand. However, it'll costShow More Summary
Kobe Bryant fans, here's your chance to come face-to-face with the Mamba himself (kinda)... 'cause the NBA legend's game-worn protective face mask just hit the auction block!! During the 2012 All-Star game, Dwyane Wade fouled Kobe hard, and…
Kobe Bryant had to check if Harrison Barnes had kicked him in the back of the leg. Instead, he had gone down without contact, his left Achilles tendon rendered in two. Bryant lumbered in pain to the free-throw line, remarkably hitting...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES — The Lakers were miserable last season, slogging through Kobe Bryant 's farewell campaign with a paltry 17-65 record. Since replacing the departed Byron Scott, rookie coach Luke Walton has begun a change of culture. Collectively,...Show More Summary
As a generation of superstars retire, it’s important to fight for what they represented. Whenever my little brother tells me that Kobe Bryant wasn’t as good as I make him seem, I close my eyes, take a deep breath and lose myself in thought. Show More Summary
Assuming the Lakers’ unstable ownership situation doesn’t get in the way, of course. Paul Flannery and Tom Ziller are previewing all 30 teams via conversation. Next up: the Los Angeles Lakers. Find all of the Flanns and Zillz previews here. FLANNERY: Kobe and Byron Scott are gone, Luke Walton's coming, and the kids are finally on their own. Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES—After winning back-to-back titles, the 2010-11 Los Angeles Lakers were swept out of the second round of the playoffs by Dirk Nowitzki and the champion Dallas Mavericks. In defeat, Lakers All-Star guard Kobe Bryant declared...Show More Summary
"That's what it feels like. Me, [Dwyane] Wade, [Carmelo Anthony], [Chris] Bosh. We're next. We're on deck." The post LeBron James on Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett Retiring: ‘We’re On Deck’ appeared first on SLAMonline.