• Lakers sign Kobe to contract extension

    Summary of 18 articles · Updated Nov 27, 2013
    Kobe Bryant signed a two-year contract extension with the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday. This week: Sizing up all aspects of Kobe Bryant’s new two-year contract extension with the Lakers. 1. Kobe Bryant said he is still "probably weeks" away from making his return to game action after being sidelined for more than seven months, but feels grateful to the Los Angeles Lakers for signing him to a contract extension while he is still recovering from his Achilles injury. Source: Kobe deal worth $48 million over ...
    Sources: nba.com ESPN.com
    • Kobe Bryant's big contract extension may hurt Lakers in long run

      Kobe Bryant hasn’t lost a step, not when it comes to dominating a team’s payroll, that’s for sure. He’s been justified in raking in top dollar for a long time as one of the game’s premier players. But can he dominate on the court over the next two years…
    • Kobe: 'Probably weeks' away from return

      Kobe Bryant said he is still "probably weeks" away from making his return to game action after being sidelined for more than seven months, but feels grateful to the Lakers for signing him to a contract extension while he is still recovering.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Lakers' Bryant happy with extension, nears return

      Wearing his practice shorts and a sweatshirt, Kobe Bryant looked as if he was ready to return action.
      Source: nba.com
    • Kupchak: Lakers will vie for titles with Kobe

      Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak said that not only will Kobe Bryant retire as a Laker after signing a two-year contract extension worth $48.5 million through 2015-16 on Monday, but he'll close out his career playing for championship-contending teams.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Will Kobe Bryant’s contract and/or injury affect LA’s chances to grab another star? Depends.

      By now, every analyst, comment section maven, and message board maestro has weighed in on Kobe Bryant’s contract extension, and though there are some laughable holdouts, a general consensus seems to have been reached. You can’t ask Kobe Bryant to take a…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Buss: Bryant extension 'right thing to do'

      In the end, the negotiation went rather quickly. Less than two weeks from beginning to end. Because in the end, Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers wanted the same thing: for him to have the opportunity to retire as a Laker.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • The Lakers Paid Kobe Bryant Without Even Negotiating

      According to Kobe Bryant, his contract extension with the Lakers, which will make him the NBA's highest paid player through 2016, "wasn't a negotiation." They made an offer—a massive offer for a 35-year-old who hasn't yet returned from surgery…
      Source: deadspin.com
    • The 10-man rotation, starring differing opinions on Kobe Bryant’s new two-year contract extension

      A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. You're not going to believe this, but Mon…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Give And Go: Sizing up Kobe Bryant's new extension

      Kobe Bryant has a new, big-money deal. Is it a slam dunk move for the Lakers?
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Kobe Bryant Signs Two-Year Extension, Will Be NBA's Highest-Paid Player

      It looks like Kobe Bryant is going to be a Laker for life. Making a move that nobody was really expecting, the Lakers just announced that they have signed Bryant to a two-year extension, and he didn't come cheap.Read more...
      Source: deadspin.com
    • Report: Kobe Bryant Signs Two-Year, $48 Million Extension

      According to Ramona Shelburne and Chris Broussard of ESPN, the Lakers and Kobe Bryant have agreed on a two-year, $48 million extension keeping Kobe as a “Laker for life.” The extension will make Kobe the NBA’s highest paid player in both seasons as he c…
      Source: dimemag.com
    • Lakers, Kobe Bryant agree to huge two-year, $48.5 million contract extension

      Moments after one Monday morning bombshell from Chicago, another major report came down from California — the Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to a two-year contract extension with star shooting guard Kobe Bryant, keeping the Black Mamba in forum blue and…
      Source: yahoo.com
  • NBA: Coast to Coast -- Money matters: Kobe and D-Rose

    J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez compare the contract situations of Kobe Bryant and Derrick Rose.
    Source: ESPN.com

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