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  • Kobe Airball? Black Mamba Airs Out First Shot of the Preseason (Video)

    Kobe Airball? Black Mamba Airs Out First Shot of the Preseason (Video)

    Basketball fans everywhere are eager to see if 36-year-old Kobe Bryant can regain his mojo after missing most of last season with a ruptured achilles tendon and fractured left knee. The Black Mamba practiced with the Lakers for the first time last week, going hard for the first two hours and 15 minutes of the […]

  • Here’s a Sculpture of Kobe Bryant Getting Attacked by a Giant Snake (Pics)

    Here’s a Sculpture of Kobe Bryant Getting Attacked by a Giant Snake (Pics)

    It really shouldn’t surprise anyone that there are a number of Kobe Bryant statues out there. After all, he’s one of the NBA’s all-time great champions, and one day you’ll probably see a giant bronze likeness of the guy right outside the Staples Center. However, unlike that future Kobe statue, the one we’re talking about […]

  • Lakers’ Nick Young Celebrates Three-Point Miss (GIF)

    Lakers’ Nick Young Celebrates Three-Point Miss (GIF)

    Is there anything more embarrassing than throwing up a three-point attempt and raising your arms in celebration as you walk away, only to realize that your shot didn’t actually go in? Nick Young of the Los Angeles Lakers probably knows the answer to that question after experiencing such during last night’s game against the New […]

  • Kobe Bryant Gets Into Venture Capitalism With Kobe Inc.

    Kobe Bryant Gets Into Venture Capitalism With Kobe Inc.

    Lifetime contracts are rare in the NBA (and everywhere else), but Kobe Bryant‘s recent signing of one with the Los Angeles Lakers didn’t stop him from thinking about what he’s going to do with the rest of his time off the court, especially with all of his recent downtime from various injuries. And so we […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 5th) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    This Day In Sports History (February 5th) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    It was on this day in 1989 that Kareem Abdul-Jabar scored the 38,000th point of his NBA career.  With it, he became the first player in league history to reach that mark. Kareem reached the 38,000-point mark in the final year of his career, as he retired at the conclusion of the 1988-89 NBA season.  The […]

  • This Day In Sports History (January 7th) — Los Angeles Lakers

    This Day In Sports History (January 7th) — Los Angeles Lakers

    It was on this day in 1972 that the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Atlanta Hawks 134-90 for their 33rd straight win.  Their winning streak began over two months earlier with a win over the Baltimore Bullets. The 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers are considered one of the greatest teams in NBA history, led by Wilt […]