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  • 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 […]

  • Nick Young Attempts 360-Degree Layup, Misses Spectacularly (GIF)

    Nick Young Attempts 360-Degree Layup, Misses Spectacularly (GIF)

    Sunday night featured an NBA game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Toronto Raptors. One of the highlights was Nick “Swaggy P” Young attempting what would have been a pretty impressive 360-degree layup had the ball not, you know, completely missed the basket. It was the kind of blatantly show-offy shot that Nick Young […]

  • John Wall Threw Down an Incredible 360-Degree Dunk vs. the Lakers (GIF)

    John Wall Threw Down an Incredible 360-Degree Dunk vs. the Lakers (GIF)

    John Wall of the Washington Wizards threw down a slam dunk against the Los Angeles Lakers last night that can only be described as “incredible”…Well, “unbelievable,” “amazing,” and “awesome” could work as well, but you get what I mean. It happened with about seven minutes to go in the second quarter and the Lakers leading […]