Kobe Bryant Says A ‘Real Competitor’ Would Embrace The Challenge Of Playing The Warriors
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Getty Image It’s been a busy week for Kobe Bryant. After celebrating his 38th birthday, he also had the honor of having August 24th christened “Kobe Bryant Day” in Los Angeles, an homage to the two jersey numbers (8 and 24) he wore during his playing da…Share Tweet
Keep Celebrating Kobe Bryant With This Epic Video Of Mamba’s Top-100 One-On-One Movesdimemag.com Aug 25 (yesterday)Kobe Byrant may have retired, but people aren’t quite ready to forget about him yet – even on the day after August 24. This is especially true for Lakers fans, who don’t exactly have a lot to look forward to this season in terms of wins and losses. Kobe…Share TweetLOS ANGELES — It’s been a whirlwind retirement for Kobe Bryant. On Monday, the Los Angeles Lakers legend rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange to unveil his new $100 million venture-capital fund. Tuesday, he celebrated his 38th birthday. …Share TweetYi hit for 25 points and six rebounds against Team USA. (Getty Images) After a few frustrating free agent chase-downs with Kobe Bryant around, and a 2016 offseason without Bryant on board, the Los Angeles Lakers have mostly committed to the idea of a fu…Share Tweet
Why It Might Be Okay To Like The Lakers Againdimemag.com Aug 18Getty Image Nick Young is no longer going to be with the Los Angeles Lakers. Reports Thursday, by way of team insider Kevin Ding of Bleacher Report, suggest the team will buy out the contract of “Swaggy P” if they are unable to trade him. A 31-year-old …Share Tweet
Lakers' Larry Nance Jr. uses Crohn's treatment to educate and inspireESPN.com Aug 18Lakers' Larry Nance Jr. uses Crohn's treatment to educate and inspireShare Tweet
Here’s What Kobe Bryant Thinks About The Progress Of Brandon Ingram And D’Angelo Russelldimemag.com Aug 17Just because Kobe Bryant is retired doesn’t mean that Lakers fans aren’t still preoccupied with him. Half of them are more “Kobe” fans than “Lakers” fans anyway. One imagines he’ll frequently be asked for his feelings on the current Lakers, and that’s c…Share Tweet
Sources: Lakers in discussions to sign Yi JianlianESPN.com Aug 16Sources: Lakers in discussions to sign Yi JianlianShare Tweet
Lakers' Young: Relationship with Russell on mendESPN.com Aug 16Lakers' Young: Relationship with Russell on mendShare Tweet
Remembering The Time Ben Wallace Was Benched Twice By Scott Skiles For Wearing A Headbanddimemag.com Aug 15Getty Image The mid-2000s were a strange time in the NBA. After the Detroit Pistons hastened the demise of the Shaq and Kobe Lakers, the reigning best team in the NBA was the San Antonio Spurs, whose dominance was superseded only by the public’s percept…Share Tweet
Raja Bell Details Why Manu Ginobili Was Harder To Guard Than Kobe Bryantdimemag.com Aug 11Getty Image Raja Bell’s battles with Kobe Bryant are legendary. One of basketball’s most aggressive wing defenders and a notorious hothead, the former Phoenix Suns guard went toe-to-toe with the Los Angeles Lakers icon on 44 separate occasions from Dece…Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 4Enes Kanter celebrates with Thunder teammate Russell Westbrook during Game 6 of the 2016 Western Conference Semifinals. (AP/Alonzo Adams) Despite striking out in free agency for the fourth straight summer, the Los Angeles Lakers reportedly thought they …Share Tweetdimemag.com Aug 4Stop refreshing the page Lol it’s trueShare Tweetdimemag.com Aug 4USA TODAY Sports Metta World Peace was an integral part of the Lakers’ back-to-back championships in 2009 and 2010, especially the latter during which he sunk a crucial three-pointer in the waning moments of Game 7 against the Celtics. But he’s been on …Share Tweet
This Video Of Jordan Clarkson Draining 30-Footers With Ease Will Make Lakers Fans Swoondimemag.com Aug 2The Los Angeles Lakers are going to shoot a lot of threes next season. They were a middle of the road team in that department in 2015-16, coming in 13th in the NBA with 24.6 threes per game. Part of this was because ex-head coach Byron Scott was a known…Share Tweet
LeBron Was Shocked Dwyane Wade Didn’t Get Kobe Money From The Heatdimemag.com Aug 1On November 26, 2013, Kobe Bryant signed a contract extension with the Los Angeles Lakers. The two-year deal would pay him $48.5 million over the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons, presumably the ultimate twilight of his Hall-of-Fame career. That Bryant’s on-…Share Tweet
The Clippers Are Reportedly Exploring Locations For Their Own Los Angeles Arenadimemag.com Jul 27USA TODAY Sports Since 1999, the Staples Center has served as a home for three of Los Angeles’ professional sports teams: the Lakers, Clippers and Kings. Because of the Lakers’ history, the Clippers have always been treated as second-class citizens in t…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 26Amar’e Stoudemire of the Phoenix Suns slam dunks the ball against the Los Angeles Lakers on December 28, 2009. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images) Amar’e Stoudemire, a six-time All-Star, five-time All-NBA selection and Rookie of the Year whose pick-and-ro…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 21Then-U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton laughs after receiving a Los Angeles Lakers basketball jersey as a gift from global cultural ambassador and former NBA basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in this 2012 file photo. (AP/Jacquelyn Martin)…Share Tweet
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