Kobe

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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)

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

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

Bret Lewis

Still coming up short

After his first tour of duty with the Lakers, Phil Jackson wrote a book and in it said that Kobe Bryant was “uncoachable.” Then he came back as coach to win two more titles. Said […]

05/16/2013

Bret Lewis

Really, Kobe? Really?

I have been a Kobe fan since the day he got to town. But he makes it hard at times. The Lakers trying to salvage something from his awful season by at least winning a […]

04/22/2013

Bret Lewis

Wait a minute. I got one!

It’s so rare that I’m right… I wanted to keep this written BEFORE the Lakers win over Houston. The point being… there IS a lot of talent on the Lakers who, right or wrong, felt […]

04/18/2013

Bret Lewis

Is there life after Kobe?

The Lakers will say all the right things about how much they love Kobe Bryant. How much they miss him now that he’s out with a torn Achilles tendon. But make no mistake: Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol especially would LOVE to prove they can win without him.

04/17/2013

Bret Lewis

Forget ‘no pain, no gain’

So what are the chances we see Kobe Bryant back playing at or near the level we expect? He tore his Achilles tendon and by all accounts… it was a complete tear. The time frame is six to nine months before he could even attempt a comeback.

04/15/2013

Bret Lewis

Keep dreaming

That Swiss Company that is paying Kobe to hawk their $25,000 wrist watches?

03/29/2013

Bret Lewis

Settle down kids

When WILL the Lakers learn to play nice? The New York Post claims that relations between Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant at the All Star game were “icy” to say the least.

02/20/2013

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