Category: Kobe Bryant

Mike D’Antoni Says He Is Focused On Adjusting for Game Two, Not What Kobe Bryant Is Tweeting

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

The Los Angeles Lakers lost their first playoff game on Sunday. But during the game, the focus wasn't on how L.A. could stop Tony Parker or Tim Duncan. It wasn't about what the Lakers could do to eliminate their turnovers. It wasn't on the Lakers awful shooting performance. The focus ...

Kobe Bryant’s Trainer Tim Grover Says Bryant Can Come Back Better Than Ever

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Kobe Bryant. Michael Jordan. Dwyane Wade. Those are just some of the greats in NBA history that have worked with legendary trainer Tim Grover. What he does is take some of the greatest talents and make them ever better. As the Bryant attempts his recovery from a torn Achilles, it ...

Mitch Kupchak Doesn’t Believe Kobe Bryant’s Increased Minutes Led to His Achilles Injury

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

This season began with championship aspirations for the Lakers, but not much has gone according to plan. The Lakers have dealt with a lot of adversity that has threatened to derail those hopes. Changing coaches. Drama. Numerous injuries. It looked like getting to the playoffs would be an improbable task. Through it ...

Charles Barkley: Brittney Griner “Can’t Play with Men”

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Could the NBA become the first of the major American professional sports leagues to have a female player? Mark Cuban has suggested that could be the case by stating that he'd consider drafting Baylor star Brittney Griner. But Charles Barkley is having none of it. Charles Barkley joined The Dan Patrick ...

Metta World Peace Believes the Lakers Can Get By Without Him

Monday, April 1st, 2013

The Los Angeles Lakers' playoff hopes took a hit last week when they lost Metta World Peace for four to six weeks and then Kobe Bryant was dinged up as well. Bryant played Saturday and the Lakers are actually 2-1 since World Peace went down, but they're neck and neck ...

Dwight Howard on His Relationship With Kobe Bryant: “We’re Not Best Friends but We’re Pretty Much on the Same Page”

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

This season hasn't been at all like Dwight Howard expected when he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Magic were ready to move on, Howard wanted out of Orlando and the center wanted a new coach and a fresh start. He got that in L.A. It seems like ...

Dahntay Jones Says There is No Bad Blood Between Him and Kobe Bryant

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Only twice since leaving Duke can I remember Hawks guard Dahntay Jones being relevant in the NBA and creating headlines. Both involved a dirty play against Kobe Bryant. The first was in the Western Conference Finals between the Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Lakers. Jones intentionally tripped Bryant as ...

Kobe Bryant Says the Lakers Are Going to Be a Huge Problem for Opponents If They Make the Playoffs

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

After a troubling start to the season, the Los Angeles Lakers have picked up their play recently and it appears they are getting it together just in time. It looks like Kobe Bryant has come to save the season once again. He is going to will this team to the ...

Metta World Peace: “We’re Still Coming Out Number One at the End of the Season”

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Most seasons for the Los Angeles Lakers a regular season game in March, against the New Orleans Hornets, doesn't have that much meaning. This season isn't like most when it comes to the Lakers. Los Angeles is still trying to fight their way back into the playoffs and this season, ...

Mark Cuban Tosses Out the Idea of L.A. Using the Amnesty Clause on Kobe; Kobe Responds By Beating Dallas and Tweeting

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Here's the interview that had plenty of NBA folks talking over the weekend, where Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban discusses, generally, some upcoming tough decisions teams could have to make under the collective bargaining agreement. Using Kobe Bryant as what he has now called just a hypothetical, Cuban throws out ...