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Smack / Dec 15, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Kobe Bryant Says Andrew Wiggins Is “Reflection Of Myself 19 Years Ago”

Kobe Bryant, Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins had 16 points against the Los Angeles Lakers last night. Only 32,017 more to make Kobe Bryant proud. After the Los Angeles Lakers legend passed Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list in his team’s win over the Minnesota Timberwolves last night, Bryant said that Wiggins is “like looking at a reflection of myself 19 years ago.” Read More »

Latest News / Dec 15, 2014 / 12:15 am

Michael Jordan, LeBron James, More Congratulate Kobe Bryant On Milestone

Kobe Bryant

Michael Jordan doesn’t like to be bested. But that hardly means he won’t accept greatness akin to his own. After Kobe Bryant passed him for third on the league’s all-time scoring list tonight, Jordan praised his rightful successor’s talent and competitive mindset. Read More »

Video / Dec 14, 2014 / 8:00 pm

Kobe Bryant Passes Michael Jordan On All-Time Scoring List With Free Throw

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Kobe Bryant (photo. Lakers Twitter)

After so many of his buckets have come via flair, dramatics, and all-out thrills, it’s almost fitting that Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan for third on the league’s all-time scoring list like this. Watch the Los Angeles Lakers legend sink a free throw against the Minnesota Timberwolves for the 32,933rd point of his legendary career. Read More »

Video / Dec 14, 2014 / 11:30 am

Watch Michael Jordan And Kobe Bryant Talk Rings During 2003 All-Star Game

Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant

Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant (photo. NBA YouTube)

Should Kobe Bryant score nine points in tonight’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Los Angeles Lakers legend will pass Michael Jordan for third on the league’s all-time scoring list. Barring a turnaround of epic proportions at some point in the next two years, though, there’s still a place where MJ will always have bragging rights on Mamba: rings. In a newly released video by the NBA, watch an un-retired Jordan claim he was fouled by the 25 year-old Bryant – and use his advantage in championship count as justification. Read More »

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

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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”

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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 »