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Latest News / Nov 5, 2014 / 11:30 am

Kobe Needs Lakers “To Just Get A Damn Win” Following Fifth Straight Loss

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The Lakers dropped their fifth straight game to open the 2014-15 NBA season, and Kobe Bryant was in full-on God mode, needing 37 shots to drop 39 points in their 112-106 loss to the Suns last night. Asked after the game what the team needed to do to get on track, Bryant didn’t mince words: “Just get a damn win,” he told the Los Angeles Daily News‘ Mark Medina. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 5, 2014 / 9:00 am

GIF: Kobe Bryant’s No-Look, Circus And-1 Layup

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This play from last night could have acted as a metaphor for this Lakers season so far. It featured Kobe Bryant alone on the break attacking two Suns players at the rim with a third arriving to give help. He hangs in the air, gets temporarily tied up by Markieff Morris, spins 180 degrees and throws it off the backboard for the bucket and a chance to add a free throw… Read More »

Smack / Nov 4, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Kevin Durant “Learned A Lot” From Kobe Bryant’s Advice About Injuries

Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant is following in Kobe Bryant’s footsteps as basketball’s premier scorer. Unfortunately for the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar, his path is similar to the Los Angeles Lakers legend’s in another way, too – by being forced to overcome recent injuries. Luckily for Durant, Bryant offered advice in how to cope with his ongoing recovery from a broken foot. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 3, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Kobe Bryant On Potential Trade Amid Team Struggles: “I Bleed Purple And Gold”

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The Los Angeles Lakers are 0-4, and have provided little reason to believe things will get much better as the 2014-2015 season gets underway. Might Kobe Bryant take the path of other superstars stranded on bad teams by requesting a trade? Breathe, Lakers fans. Mamba confirmed recently that he isn’t going anywhere. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 2, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Watch Kobe Bryant Make Ridiculously Tough Reverse Layup Versus Warriors

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Kobe Bryant (photo. @cjzero GIF)

Klay Thompson was the better player on Saturday night, but Kobe Bryant sure did have his moments. Before going off for 19 third quarter points in a vintage scoring barrage, Mamba provided a glimpse of things to come with this ridiculously difficult reverse layup moments before halftime. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 31, 2014 / 11:45 pm

Video: Kobe Bryant Floats Through Clippers Defense For Look-Away Finish

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Kobe Bryant is sipping from the fountain of youth on Halloween night. After going baseline for powerful reverse jam early, Mamba was back to his vintage, age-defying antics in the second quarter. Watch Kobe float through the Los Angeles Clippers’ defense for a slick, look-away finish. Read More »

NBA / Oct 31, 2014 / 10:50 pm

Video: Kobe Bryant Beats Defender Baseline For Powerful Reverse Dunk

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A play like this deserves to speak (mostly) for itself. Watch 36 year-old Kobe Bryant beat Matt Barnes baseline and rise for a vintage 180-degree power slam. Read More »

Smack / Oct 30, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Upon Further Review, Did Kobe Bryant Call Dwight Howard A “B**ch-A** N***er?”

Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard

After watching the video we posted earlier today showing Kobe Bryant cursing out Dwight Howard during the Rockets-Lakers game on Tuesday, one of Dime‘s employees claims Kobe allegedly follows up the aforementioned curse of Dwight with, “bitch-ass n***er.” If so, and the NBA higher-ups somehow watch the video and come to the same conclusions, he could be fined. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 30, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Video: This Awful Kobe Bryant Posession Is Lakers’ Offense In A Nutshell

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At least Kobe Bryant is getting his shots and points? In a perfect encapsulation of the Los Angeles Lakers’ wholesale offensive labors, watch the Mamba try to take-on three Phoenix Suns defenders as his overmatched teammates wait for a pass that will never come. Read More »

instagram, Smack / Oct 30, 2014 / 11:30 am

Court-Side Video Shows Kobe Calling Dwight “Soft As A MotherF***ER”

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After the on-court fracas between Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant led to an exchange of words, the “Inside the NBA” co-hosts tried reading their lips to see what they were saying. Kobe’s back-handed comments after the game probably didn’t squash any of th ongoing animosty between the two former teammates, but now a fan has posted a court-side video from the game where you can clearly hear Kobe calling Dwight “Soft as a mother****er.” Read More »