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  • • Devin Booker reflects on how Kobe Bryant still inspires him every day
    Devin Booker and the Phoenix Suns are 4-0 down in Orlando, Florida, and have been the talk of the NBA bubble. Booker has channeled his inner Kobe Bryant and gone off in the four games for the Suns at Disney World. After Phoenix defeated the Indiana Pacers on Thursday, Booker talked about how Bryant is […] The post Devin Booker reflects on how Kobe Bryant still inspires him every day appeared...2020
  • • Suns star Devin Booker’s one similarity to Kobe Bryant, per Ricky Rubio
    Much has been made of Devin Booker’s astounding performance on Tuesday, as he led the Phoenix Suns to a surprise victory against one of the top teams in the NBA in the Los Angeles Clippers. For teammate Ricky Rubio, the veteran point guard paid Booker the ultimate compliment by comparing the Suns stud to the […] The post Suns star Devin Booker’s one similarity to Kobe Bryant, per...2020
  • • Derek Carr wearing arm sleeve to honor Kobe Bryant
    Kobe's "Mamba Mentality" is something that Carr plans to honor this season by wearing an arm sleeve like the late NBA great....2020
  • • Vanessa Bryant against venue change in helicopter lawsuit
    Island Express Helicopters and the estate for Zobayan had asked the court to move the case from L.A. to Orange County because they couldn't get a fair trial in the city where Kobe Bryant played in the NBA for 20 years....2020
  • • Anthony Davis reacts to joining Kobe Bryant in Lakers’ record books
    Anthony Davis was spectacular for the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday, leading his team to a hard-fought 116-108 victory against a formidable Utah Jazz side. Davis also matched a few records thanks to Sunday’s performance, and in the process, entered the history books for the Lakers alongside the late, great Kobe Bryant. Davis was asked […] The post Anthony Davis reacts to joining Kobe Br...2020
  • • 'Pressure is privilege': Inspired by Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan, Von Miller remakes himself
    Over the offseason, Von Miller looked to the examples that NBA legends Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan set as he tried to reshape the kind of player and leader he can be....2020
  • • Kobe Bryant’s career mirrored Snoop Dogg’s
    Snoop Dogg was recently a guest on Portland Trail Blazers small forward Carmelo Anthony’s Youtube show and the two talked about Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. Snoop had a very close relationship with Bryant, so the Lakers icon’s tragic death in January hit the legendary rapper hard. During his conversation with Anthony, Snoop talked […] The post Kobe Bryant’s career...2020
  • • Tom Thibodeau recalls last conversation with Kobe Bryant 10 days before his death
    New York Knicks head coach Tom Thibodeau was texting the late Kobe Bryant just 10 days before the Los Angeles Lakers legend tragically passed away in a helicopter crash in January. During an interview with Steve Serby of the New York Post, Thibodeau spoke about that final conversation with the late Lakers icon. “Someone had […] The post Tom Thibodeau recalls last conversation with Kobe...2020
  • • Lakers’ LeBron James passes Kobe Bryant for most regular-season wins with victory vs. Clippers
    LeBron James achieved another amazing feat on Thursday, as he helped the Los Angeles Lakers to a massive victory against the Los Angeles Clippers on opening night. This victory is LeBron’s 837th win of his decorated career, which allowed him to overtake none other than the late, great Kobe Bryant for most regular-season victories in […] The post Lakers’ LeBron James passes Kobe B...2020
  • • Celtics’ Jayson Tatum reminisces about his ‘hero’ Kobe Bryant
    Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant was Boston Celtics small forward Jayson Tatum’s favorite player growing up. So when Bryant tragically passed away in January, the Celtics star was devastated and needed a few weeks to mourn. With the 2019-20 season set to resume on Thursday down in Orlando, Florida, Tatum is reminiscing about his […] The post Celtics’ Jayson Tatum reminisces about ...2020

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Kobe Bryant injury and suspension

  • • Turkish club Galatasaray honoring Kobe Bryant with fan cutout inside stadium
    Turkish club Galatasaray is honoring former Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant with his own cutout for Sunday’s match against Gaziantep. Most sports stateside remain suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic. But things are picking back up in Europe, with soccer taking center stage as leagues around the continent finish out their respective seasons. Of […] The post Turkish club Ga...2020

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Kobe Bryant trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Metta World Peace tells story about Kobe Bryant’s competitiveness in practice
    There’s nothing like a good Kobe Bryant practice story and who better to tell it than Metta World Peace. The NBA enforcer, who joined the Los Angeles Lakers in the summer of 2009 as an unrestricted free agent, recently spoke about how fierce Bryant was in practices back in the day. Before he signed with […] The post Metta World Peace tells story about Kobe Bryant’s competitivenes...2020
  • • 4 best trade offers the Los Angeles Lakers didn’t take for Kobe Bryant
    Kobe Bryant’s illustrious career was etched into immortally in 2017, when he became the first player in Los Angeles Lakers history to have two of his playing number retired. The numbers 8 and 24 were raised to the ceiling at half time of the game against Golden State, joining Wilt Chamberlain’s number 13, Magic Johnson’s […] The post 4 best trade offers the Los Angeles Lakers didn’t ta...2020
  • • Report: Donald Sterling refused 2010 meeting with LeBron James, but met with Kobe Bryant
    Former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was so bad at his job that he didn’t even meet with LeBron James during the summer of 2010 when The King was a free agent. Rumor has it that the only player Sterling ever met with in free agency was Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. Via […] The post Report: Donald Sterling refused 2010 meeting with LeBron James, but met with Kobe B...2020
  • • Chris Paul admits he already ‘talked’ to Kobe Bryant before Lakers trade was vetoed
    One of the biggest what-ifs in NBA history is the lethal duo of Kobe Bryant and Chris Paul. It is perhaps one of the biggest blockbuster trades to be vetoed. And according to Paul, he actually covered “a lot” of matters with Bryant since they all believed that the trade was going to push thru. […] The post Chris Paul admits he already ‘talked’ to Kobe Bryant before La...2020
  • • Metta World Peace reveals how he adapted from Kobe Bryant’s rival to his ally
    Before he joined the Los Angeles Lakers in the summer of 2009, Metta World Peace had a fierce rivalry with Kobe Bryant. The two would always have intense battles whenever Kobe’s Lakers would take on World Peace’s Houston Rockets. So when the Lakers signed World Peace as an unrestricted free agent, some pundits around the […] The post Metta World Peace reveals how he adapted from ...2020
  • • June 26 in sports history: 'Incredible' talent and an 'electric smile'
    In 1997, the Hornets selected 17-year-old Kobe Bryant with the 13th pick in the NBA Draft. The next month, they traded him to the Lakers for Vlade Divac, altering the course of the Association....2020
  • • June 26 in sports history: 'Incredible' talent, 'electric smile'
    In 1997, the Hornets selected 17-year-old Kobe Bryant with the 13th pick in the NBA Draft. The next month, they traded him to the Lakers for Vlade Divac, altering the course of the Association....2020
  • • Isaiah Thomas shares heartbreaking Father’s Day story about Kobe Bryant
    This Father’s Day has been a little different for NBA free agent guard Isaiah Thomas. The former Washington Wizards point guard tweeted on Sunday that he used to text Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant every Father’s Day, with the late NBA icon being quick to respond. I would always text Kobe on Father’s Day […] The post Isaiah Thomas shares heartbreaking Father’s Day st...2020
  • • Evolution of Kobe Bryant’s hair over the course of his NBA career
    Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant was drafted into the NBA at just 17 years old and retired at 37, and his hair went through a number of different styles throughout this 20-year span. So not only did basketball fans all over the world witness the evolution of his game, but also the evolution of […] The post Evolution of Kobe Bryant’s hair over the course of his NBA career appeared ...2020
  • • JR Smith on LeBron James-Michael Jordan debate — ‘You can’t compare a lion and a tiger’
    NBA free agent JR Smith finally gave his two cents on the never-ending GOAT debate between Michael Jordan and his former Cleveland Cavaliers teammate LeBron James. Appearing on The Pat McAfee Show on Monday, JR Smith explained in detail what separates LeBron from all-time greats like Jordan and the late Kobe Bryant. “He holds you […] The post JR Smith on LeBron James-Michael Jordan deb...2020

Kobe Bryant stats

  • • Kobe Bryant memorabilia up for auction
    Some key Kobe Bryant memorabilia, including two of his Los Angeles Lakers uniforms and cement handprints from his induction into the Grauman's Chinese Theater hall of fame gallery, are going up for sale in April....2020

Kobe Bryant kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Kobe Bryant’s Lakers championship ring gifted to dad falls short of $250,000 expectation
    The NBA championship ring Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant gifted to his father, Joe Bryant, has just been sold at an auction. As it turns out, however, it fetched a much lower value than the $250,000 it was expected to sell for. According to a report by Tyler Conway of B/R the championship ring […] The post Kobe Bryant’s Lakers championship ring gifted to dad falls short of $250,...2020
  • • Pau Gasol makes heartwarming gesture for Kobe Bryant’s kids
    Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol were not just incredible teammates during their stint with the Los Angeles Lakers. Off the court, they shared a great bond as well. Now, Gasol has demonstrated his unbreakable bond with the Lakers great through his heartwarming gesture for Kobe’s kids. Vanessa Bryant posted several photos of Gasol hanging out […] The post Pau Gasol makes heartwarming gesture f...2020
  • • REPORT: Kobe Bryant trial requested to be moved out of LA by pilot’s family
    The family of Ara Zobayan, the pilot who manned the helicopter that crashed and killed Kobe Bryant and several passengers, has requested the trial to be moved out of Los Angeles primarily due to the NBA legend’s immense popularity. In court documents acquired by TMZ Sports, Zobayan’s family expressed their fears of possibly not receiving […] The post REPORT: Kobe Bryant trial req...2020
  • • VIDEO: Kobe Bryant honored in epic Father’s Day tribute
    People around the world mourned the death of Kobe Bryant back in January, and they mourned because Bryant was more than just a basketball player. Bryant would come to be eulogized as a fierce advocate for women and women’s sports. He was also lauded as a tremendous father, or a “Girl Dad” as ESPN’s Elle […] The post VIDEO: Kobe Bryant honored in epic Father’s Da...2020
  • Kobe Bryant championship ring given his father to be auctioned off
    • Kobe Bryant championship ring given his father to be auctioned off
    The 2000 Lakers championship ring Kobe Bryant had made for his father is going up for auction....2020
  • Kobe Bryant championship ring given to his father to be auctioned off
    • Kobe Bryant championship ring given to his father to be auctioned off
    The 2000 Lakers championship ring Kobe Bryant had made for his father is going up for auction....2020
  • • Kobe Bryant’s Lakers championship ring gifted to dad expected to sell for $250,000
    A Kobe Bryant championship ring that the late Los Angeles Lakers legend gifted to his father is expected to sell for $250,000, per TMZ. That’s right, a quarter of a million dollars. Bryant gave his parents, Joe “Jellybean” Bryant and Pamela Bryant, replicas of his first championship ring when the Lakers took home the NBA […] The post Kobe Bryant’s Lakers championship ...2020
  • • Lakers’ Vanessa Bryant shares heartbreaking reason why she had to block fan accounts
    The Bryant family is still grieving the loss of a father and husband as well as a daughter and sister. Vanessa Bryant took to Instagram to clarify she and her eldest daughter, Natalia, have had to block some fan accounts posting tributes and images to Kobe Bryant and Gianna, both of whom died in a […] The post Lakers’ Vanessa Bryant shares heartbreaking reason why she had to block fan ...2020
  • • REPORT: Vanessa Bryant seeking ‘hundreds of millions’ in lawsuit over Kobe Bryant’s death
    Vanessa Bryant’s quest for justice for the deaths of her husband, Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, and daughter Gianna continues. Now, she is reportedly seeking “hundreds of millions of dollars” against the Island Express Helicopters Inc. The helicopter company is tied up with Ara Zobayan, the pilot on board when Bryant’s chopper tragically crashed […] The post ...2020
  • • Kobe Bryant’s widow, Vanessa, family aim to have significant part in Hall of Fame enshrinement
    The late, great Kobe Bryant will be headlining this year’s class of Hall of Fame inductees. With the enshrinement ceremonies fast approaching, it has been revealed that the family of the Los Angeles Lakers legend, led by his wife, Vanessa, has every intention of playing a significant role in the ceremony. According to Naismith Memorial […] The post Kobe Bryant’s widow, Vanessa, f...2020

Top Kobe Bryant news

  • • Kobe Bryant Elected Into the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame
    Kobe Bryant has been elected into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, it was announced today....2020
  • • Kobe, Duncan, KG lead star-studded HOF class
    Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett, Tamika Catchings, Kim Mulkey, Barbara Stevens, Eddie Sutton, Rudy Tomjanovich and Patrick Baumann have been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame....2020
  • • Vanessa Bryant reveals that she found a letter from Kobe Bryant the day before her birthday
    Vanessa waited until her birthday on Tuesday to open the letter...2020
  • • New Kobe Bryant sneaker by Nike will reportedly be released in March
    Spurs star DeMar DeRozan sported the sneakers with the classic purple and gold look recently...2020
  • • Vanessa Bryant posts heartfelt message to Gigi Bryant for 8th grade graduation
    It’s a poignant week for Vanessa Bryant, the widow of Kobe Bryant. This week should have seen Gigi Bryant, Kobe’s late 13-year-old daughter, graduate from eighth grade and start her high school career. The tragic helicopter crash in late January prevented that. It ended the lives of her basketball teammates and nine people in total, […] The post Vanessa Bryant posts heartfelt mes...2020
  • • Tracy McGrady says Kobe Bryant 'really, truly thought he was better than Michael Jordan'
    McGrady had strong praise for the late Lakers legend...2020
  • • All the highlights used in Lil Wayne's tribute to Kobe Bryant
    Lil Wayne honored the late Kobe Bryant by remixing a 2009 single over memorable Black Mamba clips....2020
  • • Shaquille O'Neal offered Isaiah Rider $10,000 to fight Kobe Bryant during time together on Lakers
    Rider shared a memory of playing on the Lakers during O'Neal and Bryant's feud...2020
  • • Shaquille O’Neal believes Kobe Bryant belongs in GOAT debate with Michael Jordan, LeBron James
    Shaquille O’Neal says Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant belongs in the GOAT debate with Michael Jordan and LeBron James. After “The Last Dance” docuseries concluded, O’Neal spoke to ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith about the similarities between Bryant and Jordan and how the late Lakers icon was lucky to have developed a relationship with MJ, […] The post Shaquille O...2020
  • • Sports Academy retiring 'Mamba' from name
    Out of respect for the late Kobe Bryant, The Sports Academy is retiring "Mamba" from its name, with a new website and logo rebranding....2020

Kobe Bryant schedule, game

  • • Why Kobe Bryant changed his jersey number from No. 8 to No. 24, what each number meant to him
    Kobe Bryant played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers. Initially starting out as one of the most electric, young superstars in the league, Bryant eventually became a cold and calculated assassin on the court. The late Lakers legend’s Hall of Fame career can be divided into two chapters. First when he wore […] The post Why Kobe Bryant changed his jersey number from No...2020
  • • If LeBron James & Kobe Bryant faced in the NBA Finals: Who wins?
    The NBA has had its share of phenomenal individual matchups. Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain went at it as the two colossal pioneers of the league in the 1960s. Meanwhile, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird formed one of the most dynamic rivalries (and friendships) in sports as preeminent stars for the Los Angeles Lakers and […] The post If LeBron James & Kobe Bryant faced in the NBA Finals...2020
  • • Video: Kobe Bryant-Lakers ‘The Final Ring’ trailer released
    The video trailer for “The Final Ring,” an eight-part web series detailing Kobe Bryant’s last championship effort with the Los Angeles Lakers, is finally up for a glance. The multi-episode series will be released every Wednesday and Sunday, starting on Sunday, July 5 and concluding with the Episode 8 finale on July 29. The series […] The post Video: Kobe Bryant-Lakers ̵...2020
  • • Paul George names all-time starters per position, picks Kobe Bryant ahead of Michael Jordan
    Los Angeles Clippers star Paul George joined the all-time best players bandwagon and named his own all-time starting five. The 6-foot-8 swingman recently spoke with ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, and there’s no doubt that the most contentious decision George made was picking the late, great Kobe Bryant over Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan. “I would have […] The post Paul Ge...2020
  • • 2020 Hall of Fame induction ceremony headlined by Kobe Bryant has been delayed until spring of 2021
    The stacked Hall of Fame class remains scheduled to be inducted on Aug. 29, but the event has been moved...2020
  • • Coronavirus: 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony headlined by Kobe Bryant could move to later date
    The stacked Hall of Fame class remains scheduled to be inducted on Aug. 29, but the event could move to mid-October...2020
  • • Magic Johnson speaks out on Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant’s ‘special relationship’
    Episode 5 of ESPN’s “The Last Dance” will include a segment on the 1998 NBA All Star Game featuring a young Kobe Bryant memorably dueling with his idol, Michael Jordan. According to Magic Johnson, that famous matchup at Madison Square Garden began a profound relationship between the two, which Jordan movingly discussed in his eulogy […] The post Magic Johnson speaks out on ...2020
  • • One signing the Phoenix Suns need to make in free agency
    The last time the Phoenix Suns made the playoffs was in 2010. The team made it to the Western Conference Finals before falling to Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers in six games. Since then, the Suns have been a walking disaster, with multiple coaches coming and going through Phoenix. However, the franchise may […] The post One signing the Phoenix Suns need to make in free agency appeare...2020
  • • Iman Shumpert reveals which performance made him realize he had 'never saw anything like' Kobe Bryant
    Bryant torched Shumpert's New York Knicks in the fourth quarter of their matchup at Madison Square Garden...2020
  • • NBA veteran Iman Shumpert explains why he 'never saw anything like' Kobe Bryant
    Bryant torched Shumpert's New York Knicks in the fourth quarter of their matchup at Madison Square Garden...2020

Kobe Bryant rumors, scandals

  • • LeBron James’ 5 most clutch buzzer beaters and game winners, ranked
    If you could have any player in NBA history to take the biggest shot of the game to win the Finals, most would probably pick Michael Jordan or perhaps Kobe Bryant. Some may even consider Kevin Durant. However, not a lot would entrust the ball to LeBron James. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar has carried […] The post LeBron James’ 5 most clutch buzzer beaters and game winners, ranked ap...2020
  • • Kobe Bryant’s 8 most clutch buzzer beaters and game winners, ranked
    As far as clutch players go, few are able to match the late, great Kobe Bryant. The Los Angeles Lakers legend has had more than a few clutch shots and game-winners throughout his career, which made the task of narrowing it down to eight very challenging. We apologize in advance for not including some of […] The post Kobe Bryant’s 8 most clutch buzzer beaters and game winners, ranked ap...2020
  • • Kobe Bryant had plans of ‘growing’ women’s basketball with Tony Parker
    As many of us know, Kobe Bryant was on his way to coach his daughter’s basketball game when he and eight others were tragically killed in that shocking helicopter crash back in January. Such was his love for his daughter, as well as his passion for promoting the sport of basketball for women — something […] The post Kobe Bryant had plans of ‘growing’ women’s bas...2020

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