Kobe Bryant

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‘No’ To Motown: Kobe Bryant Reveals He Vetoed Trade To Pistons

How close was Kobe Bryant to becoming a Motown legend?

02/23/2015

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‘I Can’t Say It Is The End': Kobe Seeking Career ‘Rebirth’, Not Retirement

With time to reflect on a 20-year career in the NBA, Los Angeles Lakers guard and future Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant wants everyone to know he may still have one more curtain call left.

02/17/2015

Sprite Slam Dunk Contest 2015

Former UCLA Bruin Zach LaVine Is 2nd Youngest, Behind Kobe, To Win Dunk Contest

Zach LaVine made a name for himself in a dunk contest that lacked star punch.

02/14/2015

The Lakers' Kobe Bryant, left, playing for the West All-Stars, drives past LeBron James pf the Heat/East during the 2011 NBA All-Star Game at Staples Center in Los Angeles. (credit: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

The 5 Los Angeles MVPs In The NBA All-Star Game

Since the NBA All-Star Game was established in 1951, five players who represented Los Angeles have been named most valuable player of the annual score-fest.

02/14/2015

Carmelo Anthony of the Knicks, right, tries to keep the ball away from the Lakers' Wesley Johnson during New York's 92-80 win at Madison Square Garden on Sunday. (credit: Copyright 2015 NBAE/Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Road Woes Continue For Lakers In 92-80 Loss To Knicks

Carmelo Anthony scored 18 of his 31 points in the third quarter and the New York Knicks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 92-80 Sunday.

02/01/2015

25. Sacramento Kings (1-2)

DeMarcus Cousins To Replace Kobe Bryant In All-Star Game

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver selected the Sacramento Kings center to replace injured Lakers star Kobe Bryant on the Western Conference All-Star team Friday.

01/30/2015

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Lakers’ Bryant Has Surgery, Expected To Miss 9 Months

The Los Angeles Lakers confirmed Wednesday that Kobe Bryant had surgery earlier in the day to repair his torn rotator cuff, and is expected to need nine months to recover.

01/28/2015

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Kobe Bryant To Have Shoulder Surgery Wednesday

Lakers’ guard Kobe Bryant will have shoulder surgery Wednesday to repair a torn rotator cuff.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/26/2015

Houston Rockets v Los Angeles Lakers

Harden Drops 37 In Lakers In Rockets’ 99-87 Win

James Harden had 37 points and eight rebounds, and the Houston Rockets rolled to a 99-87 victory over the Lakers on Sunday night, sending Los Angeles to its eighth straight defeat.

01/25/2015

crdit: The Players Tribune

VIDEO: ‘The Players Tribune’ With Kobe On His Shoulder Diagnosis

When Derek Jeter launched the online website, “The Players Tribune”, his intention was to give athletes the ability to control the message being put out to their fans.

01/24/2015

Los Angeles Lakers v San Antonio Spurs

Basketball Without Bryant: Spurs Roll Past Lakers, 99-85

Tony Parker scored 17 points and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed in rolling to a 99-85 victory Friday night over a depleted Los Angeles Lakers team that potentially has lost Kobe Bryant for the season.

01/23/2015

2011 NBA All-Star Game Practices

Kobe Bryant Selected To Play 17th All-Star Game; Blake Griffin To Start For West

Pau and Marc Gasol have been voted the first brothers to start in the NBA All-Star game, while Toronto’s Kyle Lowry made a late surge in fan balloting and will start for the Eastern Conference. […]

01/22/2015

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Bryant Set To Return For Lakers’ Matchup Against Pelicans

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will be back in the lineup for tonight’s game in New Orleans.

01/21/2015

Cleveland Cavaliers v Los Angeles Lakers

Cavs, James Beat Lakers, 109-102, Despite Bryant’s Career-High 17 Assists

LeBron James scored 36 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers snapped their six-game losing streak with a 109-102 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night despite Kobe Bryant’s 19 points and career-high 17 assists.

01/15/2015

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts and turns to run off the court after missing his three point attempt to tie the score as time ran out in the game against the Miami Heat at Staples Center on January 13, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. The Heat won 78-75. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Heat Hold Off Bryant, Lakers, 78-75, Without Wade

Mario Chalmers scored nine of his 19 points in the fourth quarter, Hassan Whiteside added 15 points and the Miami Heat completed a Staples Center sweep with a 78-75 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.

01/13/2015

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