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Video / Jan 24, 2015 / 4:30 pm

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

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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!”

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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 »

Latest News / Jan 22, 2015 / 3:45 pm

Lakers Announce That Kobe Bryant Has Torn Rotator Cuff

Kobe Bryant

So much for a minor injury. After hurting his right shoulder during last night’s loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, further testing has revealed that Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant suffered a torn rotator cuff. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Jan 22, 2015 / 1:45 pm

Watch Kobe Bryant Make Left-Handed Jumper After Injuring Right Shoulder

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Kobe Bryant (photo. CaCHooKaManTV)

This is so, so Kobe Bryant. After the Los Angeles Lakers legend injured right shoulder earlier in the game, watch Mamba return to the floor and hit a left-handed turnaround jumper during his team’s 96-80 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 21, 2015 / 5:30 pm

Kobe Bryant Says He Won’t Stop Recruiting Rajon Rondo To Lakers

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Mark Cuban won the battle, but Kobe Bryant thinks he can win the war. Despite Rajon Rondo being traded to the Dallas Mavericks less than a month ago, the Los Angeles Lakers legend says he won’t stop recruiting his former Boston Celtics rival until Rondo signs a contract this summer. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 21, 2015 / 12:15 pm

Lakers & Knicks Top Forbes List; Average Franchise Now Worth Record $1.1 Billion

Carmelo Anthony, Ryan Kelly

Forbes released their 2015 NBA team valuations today. Following the $24 billion TV-rights deal announcement, and a “bull market” the average cost of an NBA franchise has reached a new record of over $1.1 billion. That’s up 74 percent from last year, and it’s the biggest one-year gain since Forbes start valuing teams in the four major professional North American sports in 1998. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 20, 2015 / 4:00 pm

Nick Young On 24-Point, 4-Board, 3-Dime Effort: “That’s A Triple-Double For Me”

Nick Young

Not all “stars” can fill the stat-sheet. The majority of NBA players occupy a distinct role on a team, whether it’s grabbing rebounds, blocking shots, nailing threes, or playing lock-down defense. But those with enough name recognition normally have it for a reason, and it’s because of the multi-faceted ways they effect a game. Nick Young, on the other hand, is a bit different – Swaggy P’s fame is far more about his carefully crafted persona and simply getting buckets than anything else. Read More »

Video / Jan 16, 2015 / 12:45 pm

Watch LeBron James Share Laugh With Kobe Bryant After Missing Alley-Oop

Kobe Bryant, LeBron James

Kobe Bryant, LeBron James (photo. Streamable)

Basketball is the ultimate team sport, but it wasn’t on Thursday. Last night’s game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Lakers was more about a final chapter of the LeBron James-Kobe Bryant battle than anything else, and neither living legend tried to hide it. Read More »