The Los Angeles Lakers may have an extra coach on the floor when Kobe Bryant is in the game, but coach Byron Scott thinks the future Hall of Famer’s actual prospects as an NBA coach look slim. As the 36-year-old Bryant’s career winds...Show More Summary
Kobe Bryant is committed to winning like few others, but apparently, he prefers to pursue that commitment the hard way. How else do you explain his comments on Kevin Love, per Serena Winters of Lakers Nation? Bryant was laughing, according to Winters, which offers some necessary context. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers will have a long, hard road ahead of them if they hope to make the playoffs in the NBA’s incredibly stacked Western Conference, but it looks like new head coach Byron Scott has the right attitude. With training...Show More Summary
This is going to be a weird year for the Los Angeles Lakers. With a veteran lineup, they're built to win now, but not really—not in a brutal western conference. And they're not bad enough to tank for the 2015 top-five protected pickShow More Summary
The 2014-15 season could be an exhaustive exercise for Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, a test of both his physical health and mental fortitude. Scarier still is the fact that might qualify as a best-case scenario for the 36-year-old. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers will open this season with hopes of righting the ship after a disastrous 2013-14 campaign. Will the return of Kobe Bryant and the addition of Jeremy Lin jump-start the Lakers? Kevin Ding joins Adam Lefkoe to give us his takeaways from media day in the video above. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Training camp for the Los Angeles Lakers’ 2014-15 season began Tuesday, September 30. There will be plenty to watch for in the days ahead. Many of the players have already gotten a jump-start, working out at the team’s El Segundo training...Show More Summary
It's no secret Kobe Bryant and former Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni didn't have the best basketball relationship. D'Antoni and the Lakers sputtered to a combined 67-87 record over the last two seasons, resulting in the coach's resignation last May. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers finally have Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash at full health at the same time, but insiders say it may not be enough for a title push in the twilight years of Bryant’s career. After two season-ending injuries in theShow More Summary
Australian rapper Iggy Azalea has an entire Wikipedia page devoted to her many awards. Boyfriend Nick Young is an NBA journeyman that just signed his first long-term contract with the Los Angeles Lakers. Thus, Kobe Bryant isn't exactly...Show More Summary
The Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks are all taking very different approaches to rebuilding. Whose strategy is the most conducive to a quick turnaround? Howard Beck and Ric Bucher join Adam Lefkoe to debate that topic in the video above. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
The Los Angeles Lakers had just started their training camp and it seems that fans are skeptical at how the team would fair during the 2014-15 season. The skepticism isn't at all odd since the Lakers were plagued with injured players last season and dropped to the second-lowest spot, and suffered their worst record since moving to Los Angeles in 1960.
After the longest offseason of his career, Kobe Bryant pulled on his familiar gold jersey Monday and went back to work with the Los Angeles Lakers, quietly believing his 19th NBA season will be better than almost anybody expects.
The Los Angeles Lakers aren't set up for conventional success in the win column during Byron Scott's first season as head coach, but that doesn't mean forward progress has to elude the Purple and Gold entirely. While the Lakers largely...Show More Summary
Jeremy Lin has yet to stop bouncing around the NBA. Even after his meteoric ascent through the public eye, Lin's reward has come in the form of dollar signs and notoriety rather than consistent, constant value. His career is still best defined by that captivating spate of dominance with the New York Knicks. Show More Summary
Media mogul Arianna Huffington and Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant recently sat down for lunch, and predictably, things got a little weird. While talking about what inspires them, Kobe […] The post Kobe Bryant Says Cheetas Inspired His Fadeaway Jumper appeared first on SLAMonline.
Xavier Henry has yet to play more than 50 games in a season during his four-year NBA career. Yet, the Los Angeles Lakers signed him to another one-year minimum-salary deal this summer. Can he be an X-factor for them? Lakers general manager...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers might have made a push for this summer’s big free agents, but Laker management apparently never thought their chances were too high at pulling in either LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony. Instead of a home run free...Show More Summary
Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant may not have been taking a shot at Brooklyn Nets star Deron Williams with his recent comments about poor shooting nights, but the point guard responded to Bryant regardless. Back in August, Sports Illustrated's Chris Ballard did a feature on the Black Mamba. Show More Summary
Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant has one of the greatest fadeaway jumpers ever. Had it not been for the Discovery Channel, it may not be what it is today. You read that right. The Discovery Channel gets credit for Bryant's fadeaway...Show More Summary