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People Are Really Pissed That Kobe Bryant Won An Oscar & Here's Why

ByShelby Black
Kobe Bryant apparently wins on and off the court. Following his win for Best Animated Short during the 90th Academy Awards, these tweets about Kobe Bryant winning an Oscar show that a lot of people are not pleased with this particular victory. And…

Kobe Bryant And His Wife Announced Their Third Pregnancy In The Cutest Way

ByAdam Silvers
Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant may have retired from the NBA, but he's about to put in more work than he has in quite a while. No, Kobe isn't going to play in China or anywhere else overseas, he and his wife, Vanessa, are expecting a baby…

Kyrie Irving Bet Kobe Bryant An Insane Amount Of Money He'd Beat Him 1-On-1

ByJoseph Milord
What a difference four years have made for Kobe Bryant and Kyrie Irving. During the run-up to Team USA's successful run at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Kyrie was just a young buck in the NBA and Kobe was the top dog on the national basketball team…

Kanye West Is Selling New Pablo-Themed Shirts To Honor Kobe Bryant

ByAdam Silvers
Since you can buy a $15,000 bag of air from Kobe Bryant's last game at Los Angeles' Staples Center, why wouldn't you want to give Kanye West $65 for this Pablo-themed Kobe Bryant shirt? According to shop.kanyewest.com, you can own this shirt to…

21 Thoughts Running Through Kobe Bryant's Head This Morning

ByAdam Silvers
Wednesday night, Kobe Bryant said "goodbye" to the NBA, the Los Angeles Lakers and basketball fans everywhere with the most Kobe-esque performance ever. The Black Mamba dropped 60 points, hoisted up 50 shots and left us with just two words: "Mamba…

Athletes Around The Country Are Honoring Kobe Bryant After His Last Game

ByJoseph Milord
Wednesday night belonged to Kobe Bryant. In his last game ever, the 37-year-old turned a meaningless game between two non-playoff teams into must-see TV. What started out as a poor performance from the Black Mamba -- he began the game with five…

Kobe Bryant Got A Retirement Ring From The Lakers That Will Blind You

ByAdam Silvers
Wednesday night, Kobe Bryant said "goodbye" to the NBA and Los Angeles in typical Kobe fashion. After dropping 60 points in his final NBA game to lead the Lakers to a comeback win over the Utah Jazz, Bryant came to center court and said, Mamba…

Gigi Hadid Posted The Most Adorable Tribute To Kobe Bryant

ByAdam Silvers
Last night, Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant scored 60 points in his final professional basketball game. There were few dry eyes in the house at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, and the outcry of love and support on social media was equal to…

Why You Can't Think Of Los Angeles Without Remembering Kobe Bryant

ByKelly Crosson
Los Angeles is home to a lot of things: the Hollywood Sign, Dodger Stadium, the Capitol Records Building and countless other landmarks. Many of them highlight the euphoric celebrity haven the entertainment world has positioned millions of people all…

Kendrick Lamar's New Kobe Bryant Tribute Will Give You All The Feels

ByAdam Silvers
Throughout his final NBA season, the Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant has been receiving countless farewell tributes, both on and off the court. But, the Kobe Bryant video tribute Kendrick Lamar just dropped might be the best of them all. In the…

Kobe Bryant Demands You 'Hate' Him In This Brilliant New Nike Ad

ByJoseph Milord
As Kobe Bryant's ride out of the NBA heads closer and closer toward the sunset, the Lakers legend sent out a message to his fans that contrasts their love for him: Hate me. In a new Nike ad made for Chinese television, the Black Mamba makes a great…

Kobe Bryant's Wife Has The Best Seats For His Last Season With The Lakers

ByJulian Sonny
The hottest ticket in LA is, without a doubt, to a Lakers game to see Kobe Bryant in action before he retires. But, no matter how much money you're willing to spend, there are no better seats than the season tickets held by the Black Mamba's…

I Tried Kobe Bryant's Insane Training Workout So You Don't Have To

ByAdam Silvers
Fusionetics is a performance technology platform that allows you to test, score and create evidence-based programs for athletes that are specifically defined to help [them] reduce the risk of injury, optimize their performance and enhance their…

This Is The Women's College Basketball Play That Got Kobe Bryant's Attention

ByAdam Silvers
It's hard to imagine Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant thinking about anything other than his final NBA All-Star Game appearance this past weekend, but it appears there was another hoops star he was paying attention to Monday night. With eight seconds…

Let's Face It, Kobe Bryant's Farewell Tour Is One Long Walk Of Shame

ByAdam Silvers
Enough is enough. Somewhere between reliving Kobe Bryant's greatest performances and watching his nightly routine of leaving a blowout loss with time winding down in the fourth quarter to a raucous applause, it hit me. This isn't the way Kobe Bryant…

Kobe Bryant Says You Need To Do This During Sex To Conceive A Baby Boy

ByAdam Silvers
After 37 years on this planet and nearly two decades in the NBA, Kobe Bryant is full of sage advice. One long-time Lakers reporter, Eric Pincus, was the recipient of some Black Mamba knowledge a few years ago when he had a conversation with Kobe…

New Report Says The Lakers Once Tried To Trade Kobe Bryant For LeBron James

ByJoseph Milord
LeBron James and Kobe Bryant may have never met in the NBA Finals, but they were closer to visiting each other's cities than people think. According to ESPN's Brian Windhorst, the LA Lakers once called the Cleveland Cavaliers to inquire about the…

Kobe Bryant Told A Teammate To Stop Playing Like He's 'Light-Skinned'

ByJoseph Milord
When Los Angeles Laker Jordan Clarkson rose for a monster dunk on Sunday night, there was only one thing on his mind, and that one thing came from Kobe Bryant. The sophomore guard was quoted by ESPN's Baxter Holmes as saying, All I remember was Kobe…

Forced Farewell: Since When Did Everyone Start Liking Kobe Bryant?

ByJarone Ashkenazi
Since when has Kobe been the nice guy? Ever since Kobe announced his retirement in a heartfelt poem, it has been quite the bizarre scene. Even as a die-hard Lakers fan who has a love-hate relationship with the purple and gold, these past few weeks…

Why Every Millennial Should Care About Kobe Bryant's Retirement

ByDan Scotti
Across the playground, at recess, more of my classmates had purple and gold #8 jerseys than Knicks gear, despite growing up in Long Island, New York. You didn’t have to be from Los Angeles to be a fan of Kobe Bryant; you just had to love the game of…

What Saying Goodbye To Kobe Bryant Feels Like For A LA Native

ByChristian Lim
It was a typical lazy Sunday afternoon when I started receiving text messages from friends. “Did you hear?” “It finally happened.” Those were some of the messages I read. Soon enough, I figured out what they meant: Kobe Bryant announced his…

I Hate Kobe Bryant, But I'll Always Respect Him For This One Thing

ByJoseph Milord
I'm not gonna lie. I've hated Kobe Bryant for most of his career. And that hate started pretty much from the beginning. I've hated him since the first vivid memory I have of his Lakers blowing out Jordan's Bulls in '98. I hated him when N64 gave him…

Why Gen-Y Will Always Admire Kobe Bryant's Rise To The Top

ByJosh Hoffman
A lot of people will look back on Kobe Bryant's 20-year career and tell their kids he was one of the greatest players to ever don a Lakers jersey, step foot on the NBA hardwood and even pick up a basketball. They'll talk about his NBA championships,…

You'll Have To Drop Some Serious Cash To See Kobe Bryant's Final Games

ByAdam Silvers
Last night, Kobe Bryant announced this will be his final season in the NBA. In a poem he wrote for The Players' Tribune to make public his decision, Kobe said, My heart can take the pounding My mind can handle the grind But my body knows it's time…

Kobe Bryant Is A Legend, But You Can't Compare Him To Michael Jordan

ByGrant Miller
It looks like Kobe Bryant is finally ready to hang them up. In his piece for the Players Tribune, Bryant announced his imminent retirement wrote in poetic form: You gave a six-year-old boy his Laker dream And I'll always love you for it. But I can't…

It's Official: Kobe Bryant Announces Retirement With Heartfelt Poem

ByJoseph Milord
It's finally confirmed, Kobe Bryant has announced that he will retire at the end of this NBA season. The five-time NBA champion has struggled to play up to his usual standards so far this year, leading fans to speculate even more about the…

It's Crazy How Much Has Changed Since Kobe Bryant Was A Rookie (Photos)

ByJoseph Milord
Time sure does fly when you're having fun. Twenty seasons ago, a young Kobe Bryant entered the league to begin a phenomenal career. For much of that time, his aura was created by a relentless sense of competitiveness and an unbreakable…

Kobe Bryant's Super Sh*tty Season Just Became An 'NBA Jam' Parody (Video)

ByAdam Silvers
To say Kobe Bryant and the Lakers have been struggling this season would be putting it mildly. Not only are the Lakers 0-4 to start the season, but they've given up at least 100 points to every opponent they've faced. And Kobe, well, he's having…

Master P Calls Kobe Bryant Visiting Lamar Odom In The Hospital 'Fake' (Video)

ByJoseph Milord
Master P, the rapper and longtime friend of Lamar Odom, labeled Kobe Bryant "phony" in the wake of Odom's health crisis. Among others, Bryant was called essentially called a "fake" friend to Odom by Master P, despite the fact Bryant reportedly left…

Kobe Bryant Reportedly Left A Lakers Game To Be At Lamar Odom's Bedside

ByAdam Silvers
Yesterday, former NBA star Lamar Odom was rushed to a hospital after he was discovered unconscious in a Nevada brothel. Immediately after the news broke, NBA stars came out of the woodwork to tweet prayers and well wishes to Odom. One former Lakers…

TBT: Chris Childs Punched Out Kobe Bryant 15 Years Ago Today

ByAdam Silvers
The New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers are about to wrap up their worst seasons in franchise history. Lest we forget it actually used to mean something when these teams met on the court, we take you back to the STAPLES Center on April 2,…

Losing Kobe Bryant Again Makes Us Miss Michael Jordan More Than Ever

ByJulian Sonny
The comparisons between Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan will last way beyond the game of basketball itself. Their similarities are well-documented at this point, and the mindset for success they share is something you'd find only in a pair of…

Kobe Bryant And Jimmy Fallon Recall An Epic Beer Run They Made In 1996 (Video)

ByJulian Sonny
It's easy to forget some of our favorite athletes and celebrities were once regular people, too. Even guys like Kobe Bryant and Jimmy Fallon were once nobodies (or relatively unknown) and had to go on beer runs like the rest of us. Back in 1996,…

24 Badass Kobe Bryant Quotes That Prove He Still Runs The NBA

ByJulian Sonny
Is this the beginning of the end for Kobe Bryant? Maybe. Will he let you know that? Hell no. At 36 years old, it's no secret that the Black Mamba is at the twilight of his career. And considering he's logged in more than 45,000 minutes of playing…

The Kobe System: The Lessons Of Self-Motivation From Kobe Bryant That Will Ensure Success

ByJoseph Milord
Throughout the 17 seasons of his NBA career, Kobe Bryant has established himself as one of the most fascinating athletes ever to grace the sports world. He's won five championships, cemented himself as a first-ballot hall-of-famer, scored more…

Kobe Bryant Says Russell Westbrook Has 'Mamba Blood'

ByRobert Gordon
When you are one of the most recognizable athletes ever and the star of a generation, anything you say or do holds quite a significant weight. Los Angeles Lakers superstar shooting guard Kobe Bryant is a prime example of this. Aside from his…