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Style - Kicks and Gear / Jan 31, 2015 / 12:00 pm

Nike Officially Unveils The Kobe X (Photos)

Kobe Bryant, Nike Kobe X

Today Nike officially announced the tenth signature sneaker in Kobe Bryant‘s line. The Kobe X comes at a time when Bryant is facing perhaps the final and greatest test of his professional career. Read More »

NBA / Jan 30, 2015 / 1:00 pm

Kobe Bryant On Returning For Lakers Training Camp: “That’s The Plan”

Kobe Bryant

This isn’t surprising, but that doesn’t mean it’s not extremely heartening for basketball fans across the globe. Asked if he would return to play the 2015-2016 season after completing rehabilitation to repair a torn rotator cuff, Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant said, “That’s the plan.” Read More »

Smack / Jan 27, 2015 / 5:45 pm

Paul Pierce Blames Less Competitive Young Players On “Computers…NBA2K”

Paul Pierce

We smell a nice marketing opportunity for the NBA 2K folks. Today, Paul Pierce informed multiple reporters that the younger generation of NBA players are less competitive because of computers. Adding, “They play NBA2K instead of going to the park.” The 37-year-old was reminiscing about his trash talking wars with Kobe Bryant and lamenting the season-ending surgery to the Lakers star. Read More »

Smack / Jan 27, 2015 / 4:00 pm

Nick Young’s Anticipated Post-Kobe Life On Hold – He’s Out With Ankle Sprain

Nick Young

Nick Young has a plan for the Los Angeles Lakers now that Kobe Bryant is sidelined for the season’s remainder. Unfortunately for all of us, he’ll have to wait a bit for the chance to execute it. Swaggy P has been ruled out for tonight’s game against the Washington Wizards due to a sprained ankle, putting his team’s new offensive strategy on hold. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 26, 2015 / 4:30 pm

Los Angeles Lakers Confirm Surgery For Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant

It’s finally official. According to the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant will have surgery on Wednesday morning to repair a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder. Read More »

NBA / Jan 26, 2015 / 1:30 pm

Kobe Bryant Says He Longed To Join Michael Jordan, Wizards In Early 2000s

Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan

It’s easy and convenient to forget now, but there was a time that Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant didn’t “bleed purple and gold.” In a sprawling story by Michael Lee of the Washington Post, Mamba confirms that he longed to team with idol Michael Jordan on the Washington Wizards in the early 2000s. Read More »

Video / Jan 24, 2015 / 4:30 pm

Watch Kobe Bryant Learn Of Shoulder Diagnosis In Players’ Tribune Video

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant (photo. Players’ Tribune)

This is a strange combination of heartbreaking and heartwarming. In a new video for The Players’ Tribune, watch Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant learn of his torn rotator cuff diagnosis in real-time. Read More »

Smack / Jan 24, 2015 / 11:45 am

Gregg Popovich ‘Enjoys’ Thinking Of Kobe Bryant’s Clutch Heroics VS Spurs

Gregg Popovich, Kobe Bryant

Gregg Popovich, basketball masochist? Nah. Pop and the reigning champion San Antonio Spurs were haunted enough by their heartbreaking loss to the Miami Heat in the 2013 NBA Finals that we know that’s not the case. Like all of us, though, San Antonio’s long-time coach says he gleans a strange sort of enjoyment from Kobe Bryant’s crunch-time heroics – even those that come against his own team. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 23, 2015 / 3:30 pm

Report: Lakers Expect Kobe Bryant To Miss Remainder Of Season

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant’s season is likely over; let’s just hope his playing days aren’t. According to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne, the Los Angeles Lakers expect Mamba to miss the remainder of 2014-2015 with a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder. Read More »

Latest News, Twitter / Jan 23, 2015 / 1:45 pm

Kobe Bryant On Injury: “This Is What Happens When I Pass Too Much!”

Kobe Bryant

At least Kobe Bryant still has his sense of humor. In the wake of tearing his rotator cuff on Wednesday during a loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, the Los Angeles Lakers legend took to twitter and poked fun at his shot-happy nature. Read More »