Tag Archives: Kobe Bryant

  • Lakers Press Conference Gets Awkward After Kobe Question (Video)

    Lakers Press Conference Gets Awkward After Kobe Question (Video)

    During a Los Angeles Lakers introductory press conference earlier today, Roy Hibbert, Lou Williams and Brandon Bass were all asked whether they had heard from Kobe Bryant.  And if so, what did he say? Listen to their answers: A video posted by Dave McMenamin (@davemcten) on Jul 22, 2015 at 11:29am PDT Did you hear that? […]

  • Twitter Emoji War Erupts Over DeAndre Jordan Signing

    Twitter Emoji War Erupts Over DeAndre Jordan Signing

    As the Los Angeles Clippers and Dallas Mavericks do battle for the services of DeAndre Jordan during the NBA free agent frenzy, NBA players of the past and present are engaging in an emoji war on Twitter. It all started at 11:02 am ET on Wednesday, when Chandler Parsons tweeted this: — Chandler Parsons (@ChandlerParsons) […]

  • 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. […]