Kobe Bryant

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Kobe likely to miss 6 weeks with knee injury

Could it be the end of a brilliant career or just another opportunity to make an amazing comeback? For the second time in less than eight months, Lakers’ star Kobe Bryant has suffered an injury […]

12/20/2013

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant at the NBA basketball teams media day, in El Segundo, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)

Kobe likely to miss 6 weeks with fracture in knee

  EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Kobe Bryant is expected to miss about six weeks with an injured left knee. The Lakers said Thursday that an MRI showed Bryant has a fracture of the lateral […]

12/19/2013

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant at the NBA basketball teams media day, in El Segundo, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)

Lakers sign Kobe Bryant to 2-year extension

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers signed Kobe Bryant to a two-year contract extension Monday, securing the fourth-leading scorer in NBA history into his 20th season with the franchise. Bryant hasn’t played […]

11/25/2013

Lakers' Kobe Bryant (l) and Clippers' Blake Griffin

Kobe Bryant returns to practice with LA Lakers

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) – Kobe Bryant has returned to practice with the Los Angeles Lakers for the first time since he tore his Achilles’ tendon seven months ago. Bryant rejoined practice Saturday with the […]

11/16/2013

Kobe Bryant

Lakers assist Philippines typhoon recovery

The Los Angeles Lakers announced today that they will make a donation to the Philippine Red Cross to assist in the relief efforts for victims of the devastating typhoon that ravaged the eastern and central […]

11/14/2013

Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin, center, goes up for a dunk as Utah Jazz power forward Derrick Favors and point guard Scott Machado look on during the first half of their NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

New looks and a familiar favorite for NBA 2013-14

Dwight Howard moved on and Derrick Rose came back, though Kobe Bryant won’t quite yet. Nine first-time coaches are coming in and David Stern will soon head out. With different looks all around the NBA […]

10/28/2013

Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, left, talks to Nick Young before an NBA preseason basketball game against the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, in Ontario, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Kobe progresses, but still weeks away from playing

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Although Kobe Bryant is making steady progress in his recovery from a torn Achilles tendon, he’s still a few weeks away from playing for the Los Angeles Lakers. Bryant is […]

10/09/2013

Kobe Bryant

6 Kobe items go for $433,531 at auction

WEST BERLIN, N.J. (AP) – Two NBA championship rings that Kobe Bryant gave to his parents each sold for more than $100,000 at an auction that supported one of his charities. Goldin Auctions said six […]

07/20/2013

Los Angeles Lakers' Metta World Peace blocks a shot by Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul during a preseason game at Staples Center.  (AP Photo)

Peace out: Lakers waive Metta World Peace

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — It’s Peace out for the Los Angeles Lakers. They waived Metta World Peace on Thursday under the NBA’s amnesty provision, which will save the team about $15 million in luxury […]

07/12/2013

Kobe Bryant

NJ auctioneer: Pact struck, Bryant items on sale

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey auction house says it has reached a settlement in a lawsuit over memorabilia from NBA star Kobe Bryant’s high school and early pro career. Goldin Auctions sued in […]

06/10/2013

LeBron James (c), Miami Heat forward, scores the winning basket as Paul George (l) and Sam Young (r), of the Indiana Pacers look on, basketball Eastern Conference finals playoff series, Miami. (AP Photo)

James, Bryant voted to All-NBA first team

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James was a unanimous pick for the All-NBA team and Kobe Bryant earned his record-tying 11th first-team selection. James received all 119 votes for the first team from a panel […]

05/23/2013

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The high price of doing business

What a difference a year makes. Just 12 months ago, Lakers fans wanted nothing more than to get center Dwight Howard, the perennial “Defensive Player of the Year.” And despite coming off back surgery… he […]

05/21/2013

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