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Kobe Bryant ’24K Golden Black Mamba’ Illustration

“Take it all in. Sit back and watch and listen and hear all the hate that’s being thrown at us and remember every person that’s kicking you when you’re down, because next year it ain’t gonna be this way. Appreciate it now. Let it sit in now, because revenge is sweet and it’s quick.” – Kobe Bryant, Art by 13thvision. The post Kobe Bryant ’24K Golden Black Mamba’...
Via Hooped Up
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant Talks With Ellen About Retirement Life

For the first time since his spectacular 60 point outburst exit game on Black Mamba Day. LA Lakers legend Kobe Bryant did his first interview post-retirement with Ellen to reflect on his last game, decorated career, Shaq, sitdown dancing, retirement plans and more. The post Kobe Bryant Talks With Ellen About Retirement Life appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Los Angeles Lakers fire head coach Byron Scott

It might have taken a bit longer than most anticipated, but the Los Angeles Lakers have reportedly fired embattled head coach Byron Scott following a disastrous 17-win 2015-16 campaign: The Los Angeles Lakers have fired coach Byron Scott, league sources tell @TheVertical — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) April 25, 2016 Scott, 55, led the Lakers to two of their worst seasons...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan doesn’t want to go out like Kobe Bryant

You can say that again. Tim Duncan’s San Antonio Spurs are in the playoffs and one of the year’s best stories, but Kobe Bryant’s retirement extravaganza outshined Duncan and Co. at every turn this year. While a fun spectacle for the Black Mamba, Duncan has made it pretty clear about one thing—he doesn’t intend on going out like Bryant. Always reserved, Duncan told Jeff...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bags of air from Kobe's last game garner huge bids on eBay

Die-hard fans of Kobe Bryant will be going to great lengths and apparently are open to spending vast sums of money to procure a keepsake from the Los Angeles Lakers icon’s final NBA game last week. So much so, it seems, that at least one fan was compelled to bid thousands of dollars on eBay for a truly unique piece of memorabilia from Bryant’s pro basketball farewell at Staples...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Bags of Air’ from Kobe Bryant’s last game went for $15,000 on eBay before getting taken down

Kobe Bryant’s last game as a Los Angeles Laker was one for the ages as the future Hall of Famer put up 60 points for quite the photo finish. Bryant’s last game was one of the most anticipated for a retiring legend, and it was a once in a lifetime event. Now, entrepreneurial fans are taking the opportunity to preserve that moment for eternity, as several bags of air (yes, bags...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

People bid thousands for bag of air from Kobe's last game?

There is a significant hunger for Kobe Bryant-related memorabilia after the Lakers star wrapped up his career Wednesday night. Apparently, that memorabilia extends even to bags of air collected at his final game. Yes, that’s right. With a starting bid of just $1 on eBay, you, too, can own this once-in-a-lifetime piece of history: a sealed bag of air purportedly collected at the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

$2 million worth of Kobe Bryant merchandise sold on Wednesday

Staples Center set a worldwide arena record by selling $1.2 million in merchandise on Wednesday during Kobe Bryant’s final NBA game. A whopping $2 million of memorabilia commemorating the the Los Angeles Lakers icon's retirement were sold when online sales are included. Sean Ryan, AEG vice president of merchandise, told ESPN that the sales set a single-day record, eclipsing...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant explains why he needed the hate to succeed

Kobe Bryant is somewhat of a unique player in that he enjoys being the villain at a time when so many athletes and personalities strive be loved. But like some other successful athletes, Bryant is motivated by hatred and feeds off others disliking him. After his legendary 60-point performance in his final NBA game, Bryant was asked about the effect hate has had on his career. “It...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe addresses fans for final time after 60-pt performance

Kobe Bryant dropped 60 points in the final game of his career against the Jazz on Wednesday night in front of a sold-out crowd at Staples Center. Bryant stole the show in the 101-96 win and topped Anthony Davis’ 59-point performance; and in doing so, set the mark for most points scored in the 2015-16 season. It’s fitting that he went out on top, and NBA fans were treated to...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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