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Latest News / Dec 13, 2014 / 10:00 am

Video: Kobe Bryant Hits Deep 3-Pointer To Beat Shot Clock In Crunch-Time

Danny Green, Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant was hardly the hero last night. In fact, his late-game gaffes made him far closer to the goat. But history doesn’t remember the misses or turnovers; it loves clutch success. Watch Mamba hit a deep three-pointer as the shot clock expires in crunch-time of the Los Angeles Lakers overtime win against the San Antonio Spurs on Friday. Read More »

Video / Dec 13, 2014 / 12:30 am

Watch Nick Young Hit Deep Game-Winning 3-Pointer In Final Seconds Versus Spurs

Nick Young

Nick Young (Soobum Im, USATODAY)

After a scorching first three quarters, Nick Young was mostly quiet throughout regulation and the first few minutes of the extra session on Friday night. But swag like his never goes completely cold. Watch Young give the Los Angeles Lakers a 112-110 overtime win over the San Antonio Spurs with a desperation 30-footer as the shot clock expired and the game clock ticked to seven seconds. Read More »

Video / Dec 12, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Kobe Bryant Calls New Documentary “Therapy On Film” In Official Trailer

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant (photo. Showtime YouTube)

Kobe Bryant is especially emotional these days, so it’s no surprise that he’d be the same in his upcoming documentary. In the first official look at Showtime’sKobe Bryant’s Muse,” a pensive Mamba says the filmmaking process became therapeutic. Read More »

Smack / Dec 12, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Jeanie Buss: Tanking Is “Unforgivable” And “Doesn’t Belong In Any League”

Jeanie Buss

Maybe if those within the Los Angeles Lakers organization had a better grasp of their team’s reality, they’d be more inclined to admitting the merits of tanking. In wake of Magic Johnson saying that he hopes the purple-and-gold “lose every game,” owner Jeanie Buss strongly refuted that such a strategy ultimately yields winning basketball. Read More »

Video / Dec 12, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Watch “Jordan Vs. Bryant: Duel of Icons”

Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan

Unless you’re living under a rock, you are very well aware that Kobe Bryant is on the verge of passing Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list. In fact, if the Mamba tallies at least 31 points Friday night in San Antonio, the third spot – behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl Malone – will belong to him alone. Read More »

Video / Dec 11, 2014 / 11:00 pm

Watch Kobe Bryant Yell “These Mother******* Ain’t Doing S*** For Me”

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant (photo. Arash Markazi Vine)

Today’s was a tough practice for the Los Angeles Lakers. Not only did the team underperform, but Kobe Bryant got fed up. As Mamba leaves the court, watch him tell GM Mitch Kupchak, “These mother****** ain’t doing s*** for me!” Read More »

Smack / Dec 11, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Kobe Bryant Lashes Out During Lakers Practice: “We’re Soft Like S***”

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant might have finally reached his breaking point. Extremely displeased with his teammates’ intensity, the Los Angeles Lakers legend loudly lashed out during today’s practice. “We’re soft like Charmin. We’re soft like s***,” Bryant said. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 10, 2014 / 11:30 pm

Thankfully, T-Mac Says He Has No Plans To Return To NBA, Despite Lakers Rumors

Tracy McGrady

Perhaps you’ve read Les Carpenter’s sprawling feature on Tracy McGrady for Bleacher Report. In the piece, T-Mac says he’s “better than half the damn league, anyway,” and notes a fondness for playing with Kobe Bryant and the Lakers: “’This Kobe,’ he says. ‘I could play with him.’” Except in a Facebook post from earlier today, McGrady reiterates that he’s past his playing days. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 10, 2014 / 3:00 pm

The 2014 Nike Basketball Christmas Collection (Pics)

Nike Christmas Collection

Nike signature athletes LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant will all be playing on this year’s slate of Christmas Day games. The quintuple-header headlined by the appearance of the Nike triumvirate also marks the debut of the Christmas editions of their signature shoes with the KD 7, Kobe 9 and LeBron 12 all getting their own X-Mas refurbishment. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Dec 10, 2014 / 1:00 pm

CBS Analyst Castigates Kobe For Donning “I Can’t Breathe” T-Shirt

Nick Young, Kobe Bryant, Wesley Johnson

This pisses us off a lot. After Kobe Bryant and his Lakers teammates joined first Derrick Rose, then LeBron James and a host of others by rocking a “I can’t breathe” t-shirt before last night’s game against Sacramento, CBS broadcasting analyst, Doug Gottlieb, sent a tweet reading: “Kobe lives in Newport Coast, takes a chopper to games, made $60 last 2 years…the struggles is real #ICANTBREATH.” Besides misspelling “breathe,” Gottlieb displayed his inability to understand the meaning behind the statement many other wealthy African-American NBA players, and millions of others have made over the last week in support of dead New Yorker, Eric Garner. Read More »