Tag Archives: Kobe Bryant

  • Los Angeles Lakers Wear Kobe Bryant-Themed Socks vs. Warriors (Pics)

    Los Angeles Lakers Wear Kobe Bryant-Themed Socks vs. Warriors (Pics)

    Never in NBA history has a team worn an article of clothing with their uniform that was intended to honor a current player.  Not the Chicago Bulls with Michael Jordan.  Not the Los Angeles Lakers with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Not even the Boston Celtics with Bill Russell. That’s all about the change, however, as the Lakers […]

  • Kobe Bryant’s Bobblehead Looks Nothing Like Kobe Bryant (Pics)

    Kobe Bryant’s Bobblehead Looks Nothing Like Kobe Bryant (Pics)

    Last night, during their home game against the Brooklyn Nets at the Staples Center, the Los Angeles Lakers held their “Kobe Bryant Bobblehead Night.”  Unfortunately, there were a couple of important issues that arose during the evening. For starters, Kobe Bryant didn’t even play in the game, opting to sit out with a sore right shoulder […]

  • These Kobe Bryant Superfans Danced Up a Storm in Chicago (Video)

    These Kobe Bryant Superfans Danced Up a Storm in Chicago (Video)

    With Kobe Bryant being such a big star and all, of course there are going to be some insanely devoted fans who are trying to make the most of his few remaining games this season. Enter the Kobe Superfans. According to legend, these guys quit their jobs so they could see as many (all?) of […]

  • Kobe Bryant Does Awesome Thing, Makes Kid’s Day at All-Star Game (Video)

    Kobe Bryant Does Awesome Thing, Makes Kid’s Day at All-Star Game (Video)

    Many viewed this year’s NBA All-Star Game as being all about Kobe Bryant.  However, even the soon-to-be-retired Lakers star knew that, despite the fact that this was his last all-star appearance, all-star weekend is still supposed to be about the fans. That fact was not lost on the Black Mamba, as he proved when he made a quick u-turn […]

  • Dwyane Wade’s Gift to Kobe Bryant was a One-Year Netflix Subscription

    Dwyane Wade’s Gift to Kobe Bryant was a One-Year Netflix Subscription

    This past weekend will forever be a memorable one for Kobe Bryant, who took part in his 18th and final NBA All-Star Game.  To celebrate the occasion with their longtime friend and opponent, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade rented out a Toronto restaurant and hosted a private “Gentleman’s Supper Club,” as they called […]

  • 18 Journalists and Broadcasters Share Their Favorite Kobe Bryant Stories

    18 Journalists and Broadcasters Share Their Favorite Kobe Bryant Stories

    Kobe Bryant announced back in November that he’ll be retiring at the end of the 2015-16 season. Now that the end is actually on the horizon, just about every player, coach, reporter, broadcaster, and writer who has ever worked alongside the guy is starting to reflect on his legendary NBA career. And the result is […]

  • LeBron Gets the Kobe Shoe Treatment after Last Night’s Game (Pics)

    LeBron Gets the Kobe Shoe Treatment after Last Night’s Game (Pics)

    Kobe Bryant squared off against LeBron James for what’s likely the last time in Cleveland last night. And though the Cavaliers won handily, Kobe was still feeling charitable, so he kicked over to LeBron a pair of gold Nike Kobe’s as a way of saying “Thanks, and good luck.” It’s a gesture we’ve seen several times […]

  • REPORT: Lakers Offered Cavs Kobe Bryant for LeBron James Back in 2007

    REPORT: Lakers Offered Cavs Kobe Bryant for LeBron James Back in 2007

    It was the summer of 2007.  LeBron James was only 22-years-old and his Cleveland Cavaliers were fresh off an NBA Finals appearance, where they lost to the San Antonio Spurs in four straight. Kobe Bryant and the Lakers, on the other hand, were stuck in a rut, with zero playoff series victories in their past three season–after […]

  • Tyronn Lue Recalls the Time Kobe Bryant Tried to Fight Him

    Tyronn Lue Recalls the Time Kobe Bryant Tried to Fight Him

    The Kobe Bryant retirement tour pulls into Cleveland on Wednesday. It won’t be the last time the Black Mamba plays LeBron, as the Cavs will visit L.A. on March 10. But it will be the first time Cavs head coach Tyronn Lue coaches against his former teammate. Lue, 38, played with the Lakers from 1998-2001, winning […]