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Kobe Bryant Lakers Legacy Illustration

Artist Ryan Simpson captures the balance (or imbalance) of Kobe Bryant and his legacy with the LA Lakers franchise history. At times, it seems like the shadow Kobe cast extends further than the Lakers 16 championships and this piece expresses that feeling perfectly. The post Kobe Bryant Lakers Legacy Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
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Kobe frustrated with Lakers: I could’ve scored 80 and not made a difference

Kobe Bryant slogged through the worst shooting performance of his career Tuesday night, but the former Los Angeles Lakers star is more frustrated with the team than himself. According to ESPN’s Baxter Holmes, following the 111-77 loss to the Golden State Warriors, Bryant said the Lakers need to start playing as a team to be competitive. “I’m not really worried about it, honestly...
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Kobe has worst game of his career against Warriors

    Even when you take into consideration how badly he has struggled this season, Kobe Bryant was still far worse than expected in Tuesday night’s loss to the Golden State Warriors. The tape says it all. Kobe tied a career-worst shooting mark by hitting just 1-of-14 shots from the field. But we don’t need to go through every game of the 17-time All-Star’s career to know...
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Nick Young seems to take shot at Kobe Bryant

    Nick Young seemed to take a shot at Kobe Bryant after the the Los Angeles Lakers were blown out 111-77 in a loss to the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night. Kobe led the Lakers in attempts but just was 1-of-14 from the field in the defeat. Young wasn’t great, but at least he went 3-of-10 for seven points. After the game Young said the Lakers needed to “play as...
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Kobe Bryant once called Luke Walton the next Phil Jackson?

Kobe Bryant once referred to his former Los Angeles Lakers teammates and current Golden State Warriors interim head coach Luke Walton as the next incarnation of Phil Jackson. But not in the complimentary way one might assume. With Walton’s Warriors standing on the precipice of making NBA history Tuesday night in a tilt against Kobe’s Lakers — a win would move them to 16-0...
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Kobe Bryant not ruling out Lakers upsetting Warriors

    The Golden State Warriors are rolling. The Los Angeles Lakers? Not so much. So we all know what is going to happen when the two teams get together Tuesday night, right? Kobe Bryant isn’t willing to concede just yet. After the Lakers fell to 2-11 on the year with a loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday, Kobe said you never know when his team is going to put together...
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Kobe reportedly not interested in playing overseas after NBA career

NBA fans should pay close attention to Kobe Bryant this season, as it truly could be his last, both here in the states or overseas. The legendary Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard is clearly entering into the twilight of his career as the decades of physical abuse have finally caught up with the legendary shooting guard. Many have wondered, given his childhood growing up in Italy...
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Kobe Bryant says he's retiring unless something changes

Kobe Bryant has not ruled out playing another season beyond the current one, but it would take a significant change for him to not retire this summer. Whatever that means. On Thursday, Kobe said on Mike Krzyzewski’s SiriusXM Radio show that he is planning to retire after the season unless “something changes.” Kobe told Coach...Read More
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The best-case scenario for Kobe

Kobe Bryant’s career is undoubtedly coming to an end. But after making a public statement about how he didn’t want to drag out the twilight of his career, the Black Mamba is doing just that. Trying to come back from a second season-ending injury in as many years, Bryant simply does not look like the player he once was. It’s a shame for basketball fans around the world, but...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant hired film crew to document his season

Kobe Bryant doesn’t know if he’s playing next season or, if he does, he hasn’t shared that decision publicly. He has said that he’s unsure if he wants to play beyond his current contract, which expires at the end of this season. But just in case 2015-16 serves as the Black Mamba’s goodbye tour, Bryant is making sure to document every moment. Bryant apparently has hired...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

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