Tag Archives: Kobe Bryant

  • LeBron James Leads Beach Yoga at Nike Basketball Academy (Pics)

    LeBron James Leads Beach Yoga at Nike Basketball Academy (Pics)

    The 2015 Nike Basketball Academy took place in Santa Monica over the weekend, and there were plenty of the game’s biggest stars in attendance for the event, including LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant, James Harden, and DeMarcus Cousins, as well as former stars like Gary Payton, Scottie Pippen, and Penny Hardaway. The […]

  • The 15 Greatest NBA Face Masks of All Time

    The 15 Greatest NBA Face Masks of All Time

    Did you ever wonder who invented those freaky NBA face masks players where after they’ve broken a nose or an ortibal bone? Well, turns out it was an orthotist by the name of Gerald McHale. When Pistons star Bill Lambeer had his cheekbone shattered in 1990, the team asked McHale if he could come up […]

  • Kobe Bryant Cusses Out Teammates and GM Mitch Kupchak in Practice (Video)

    Kobe Bryant Cusses Out Teammates and GM Mitch Kupchak in Practice (Video)

    Kobe Bryant cusses a lot. He’s been documented doing it at opposing players (Dwight Howard), and he’s been caught doing it to his own teammates. But apparently he’s evolved even further into a curmudgeonly, past-his-prime player, because in this video, he’s doing it at his own GM, regarding his teammates. What a leader. In this video, […]

  • Nick Young on Kobe’s 6,000th Assist: Tell Him to Pass ME the Ball (Video)

    Nick Young on Kobe’s 6,000th Assist: Tell Him to Pass ME the Ball (Video)

    On Sunday night, Kobe Bryant recorded his 20th career triple-double during the Lakers surprising win over the Raptors. In doing so, he also recorded his 6,000th assist of his 20-year career, becoming the first player in NBA history to have 30,000 points and 6,000 assists. That’s an impressive feat. But what does Kobe’s teammate Swaggy […]

  • Shaq and Kobe Hug It Out Prior to Lakers-Warriors Game (Video)

    Shaq and Kobe Hug It Out Prior to Lakers-Warriors Game (Video)

    To understand why it was so amusing to see Shaq and Kobe hug it out prior to last night’s Lakers-Warriors game you have to go all the way back to 1996. That was the year the Lakers signed Shaquille O’Neal as a free agent and drafted an 18-year-old Kobe Bryant straight out of high school. […]

  • Kobe Bryant Hurdles Over a Row of Fans During Lakers-Suns Game (Video)

    Kobe Bryant Hurdles Over a Row of Fans During Lakers-Suns Game (Video)

    Picture this: You’re sitting in the front row of a Lakers game, minding your own business, maybe even eating a Wetzel’s Gourmet Pretzel or sipping on a Bottomless Souvenir Soda, when suddenly, out of nowhere Kobe Bryant hurdles right over you. That once-in-a-lifetime scenario played out for a few Lakers fans in attendance during last night’s […]

  • 9 Reasons Why Kobe Bryant Should Just Retire

    9 Reasons Why Kobe Bryant Should Just Retire

    After missing all but six games last season while rehabbing a ruptured achilles and a fractured lateral tibia plateau, Kobe Bryant has returned for the 2014-15 to play out the two-year $48.5 extension he signed with the Lakers last November. But should he have returned? Was is really a good idea for everyone involved? As you’ve probably figured […]