At 37, Kobe Bryant will take the floor Wednesday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, for his swan song as an NBA player. The dynasty player managed to play his entire career with the Los Angeles Lakers, winning five championships in the process.
The Lakers game featuring Kobe’s final game is against the Utah Jazz and pops off 10:30 p.m. ET. The game will be available on TV TWC SN / TWC D, ESPN 2 and on radio 710 AM ESPN / 1330 AM ESPN DEPORTES.
After his final road game Monday, Bryant described how much it has meant to have the career he’s had in a Lakers’ uniform.
The Kobe Bryant bobblehead presented to fans on Tuesday has one little, tiny issue, it looks nothing like him!
Bryant’s #1 SGA bobblehead (in a series of three,) was instantly panned by Los Angeles Lakers fans over its uncanny resemblance to the NBA superstar, not!
The bogus bobblehead is loosely, very loosely based on a famous photo of Kobe holding up his #8 jersey the day he was announced to the team. Continue reading
Lakers great, Kobe Bryant, finally sold his home in Newport, CA, after slashing the price more than $2 million bringing the final sale price to $6,116,500. Kobe originally asked $8.599 million for the 8,741-square home but received no takers.
The 4-bedroom house includes a hair salon as well as an 850-square-foot gym. Oh did we mention it also has a massive shark tank?
While Kobe was busting the Lakers bench in his game against the Bills, LeBron James was out there busting his ass on Christmas day taking on his former teammates, The Heat. By the end of the night, Lebron received a standing ovation from Miami fans..
LeBron ended the night with 30 points (9/16) and eight assists shooting just 10-for-18 (55.6 percent) from the stripe while allowing four turnovers. Cavs lost, 101-91.
But all that didn’t stop Michael Jordan‘s son, Marcus Jordan, from tweeting the unthinkable about James declaring, “LeBron is soft.” Continue reading
Kobe Bryant has garnered a career 31,000 points, but not all of those shots converted – to be exact, 13,418 of them missed their mark.
Bryant led the Lakers with eight points in a losing effort against the Grizzlies with the Black Mamba breaking John Havlicek‘s all-time record for missed field goals.
“We just got guys that got a lot of guts, a lot of determination,” head coach Byron Scott said. “We weren’t gonna just lie down. Continue reading
Former teammates, Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant had a little scuffle of sorts during the fourth quarter after Dwight elbowed the Lakers guard.
A heated argument ensued.
In a recent interview, Mark Cuban sparked debate over comments he made about racism and acknowledging internal prejudices, in that same interview, he also explained what he likes most about Twitter and whether or not he any plans of getting into politics,
Mark Cuban on Twitter:
Well, I’ve had interesting Twitter battles. Kobe Bryant and amnesty; Continue reading
Mike D’Antoni has resigned as coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, the team announced Wednesday night.
Mike D’Antoni coached the Lakers to a 27-55 record this season, the worst 82-game mark in franchise history.
“Given the circumstances, I don’t know that anybody could have done a better job than Mike did the past two seasons,” Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said in a statement. “On behalf of the Lakers, we thank Mike for the work ethic, professionalism and positive attitude that he brought to the team every day. We wish him the best of luck.” source
Check out the new ESPN Nicki Minaj Kobe Bryant cover! It’s easy to spot that the publication’s chief photoshop expert made several odd changes to Minaj’s forehead, essentially making it bigger..
Nicki Minaj isn’t at all happy that the folks at ESPN Magazine at the moment.
The rapper recently took issue with some of the retouches the publication made to her cover, a photo that found her hanging out with Kobe Bryant. Since Minaj feels she looks different in the finished product, the rapper addressed the situation on Instagram.