Stories tagged: kobe bryant
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019
Kobe Bryant played on the Redeem Team in 2008, the one that delivered a gold medal in Beijing after a series of USA Basketball disappointments in big tournaments.
UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018
Kobe Bryant is a winner in retirement, too. The former Los Angeles Lakers star won an Oscar in the animated short category for “Dear Basketball,” a poem he wrote after …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 12, 2017
One retired jersey number just isn’t enough for Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers announced that they will retire Bryant’s No. 8 and No. 24 in a …
Wed., May 3, 2017
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas is getting some tips on his game from Kobe Bryant and praise from some of basketball’s biggest s tars. The 5-foot-9 Thomas, who has been …
Thu., March 30, 2017
Kobe Bryant had a mic-drop exit from the NBA, and a jaw-dropping entrance to the Gonzaga Bulldogs on their first night at the Final Four.
Mon., Feb. 6, 2017
Authorities say memorabilia from Kobe Bryant’s high school career have been stolen from a display case at the former NBA star’s school near Philadelphia.
Mon., April 25, 2016
Byron Scott will not be back to coach the Los Angeles Lakers after winning only 38 games over the worst two seasons in the franchise’s 68-year history.
Tue., April 12, 2016
Kobe Bryant is down to one last shot, and everybody knows he’s going to take it.
Sun., Feb. 14, 2016
Kobe Bryant exited the All-Star Game for the final time to watch Russell Westbrook and Stephen Curry wrap things up with 3-pointers.
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016
Stephen Curry is still on top in jersey sales and Kristaps Porzingis is already making a run at him.
Mon., Jan. 4, 2016
Since the 20th century, Peyton Manning and Kobe Bryant have been among the greatest to play their games – Manning for 18 years in the NFL, Bryant for 20 years …
Sun., Nov. 29, 2015
Kobe Bryant has decided to retire after this season, ending his 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Mon., Nov. 9, 2015
Essentially, The Players’ Tribune is an online newspaper/magazine in which athletes can express their thoughts, unfettered and unfiltered.
Sun., Nov. 8, 2015
Lakers coach Byron Scott asked Kobe Bryant recently how he wants to handle his minutes this season. Bryant’s response was about next season – there might not be one.
Tue., Jan. 27, 2015
Kobe Bryant will have surgery Wednesday on his torn right rotator cuff, likely ending his 19th season with the Los Angeles Lakers. The team announced Bryant’s surgery Monday. He injured …
Fri., Jan. 23, 2015
Kobe Bryant tore his right rotator cuff in the Los Angeles Lakers’ latest defeat, the club announced Thursday. Bryant injured his right shoulder in the second half of the Lakers’ …
Mon., Dec. 15, 2014
In brief: Kobe Bryant surpasses Michael Jordan on all-time scoring list; Lakers top Timberwolves 100-94
NBA: Kobe Bryant surpassed Michael Jordan for third place on the NBA scoring list and had 10 points in the final five minutes to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to …
Mon., Dec. 1, 2014
NBA: Kobe Bryant had 31 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds for his 20th career triple-double, and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 129-122 overtime …
Mon., Dec. 1, 2014
Ryan Fitzpatrick Threw for 358 yards along with a franchise-best six touchdowns as Houston routed Tennessee 45-21.
Sun., July 20, 2014
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Kobe Bryant says he’s “scared” about his future after basketball, although he’s embracing the challenge of finding something that he can be as passionate about as …
Fri., Jan. 24, 2014
BASKETBALL: Former WSU standout Klay Thompson was selected by USA Basketball on Thursday as one of 28 potential players for the World Cup of Basketball in Spain this summer and …
Fri., Jan. 24, 2014
Stephen Curry (pictured), Kevin Love, Paul George and Kyrie Irving have been voted NBA All-Stars, putting four first-time starters in the Feb. 16 game in New Orleans. Kobe Bryant was …
Fri., Dec. 20, 2013
Fifteen-time NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant is expected to miss about six weeks with an injured left knee. The Lakers said Thursday that an MRI showed Bryant has a fracture of …
Sun., Nov. 17, 2013
Kobe Bryant has returned to practice with the Los Angeles Lakers for the first time since he tore his Achilles’ tendon seven months ago. Bryant rejoined practice Saturday with the …
Sat., Nov. 2, 2013
LOS ANGELES – Kobe Bryant is making steady progress in his recovery from a torn Achilles tendon, although the Los Angeles Lakers star is likely still weeks away from a …
Fri., May 24, 2013
LeBron James was a unanimous pick for the All-NBA team and Kobe Bryant (pictured) earned his record-tying 11th first-team selection. Joining the league’s MVP and Bryant on the first team …
Mon., April 15, 2013
LOS ANGELES – The doctor who performed surgery on Kobe Bryant’s ruptured Achilles tendon said he expects the Los Angeles Lakers star to be back playing at some point next …
Sat., April 13, 2013
NBA: Kobe Bryant scored 34 points while playing much of the second half in obvious pain with an injured left leg, and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied in the final …
Tue., Oct. 23, 2012
MLB: The Seattle Mariners have hired former major leaguer Dave Hansen to be their new hitting coach, replacing Chris Chambliss, who was fired after the season. The Mariners made the …
Tue., Aug. 7, 2012
LONDON – Kevin Durant and Kobe Bryant are the faces of Team USA. They have popped up everywhere. Bryant was spotted on Centre Court at Wimbledon, watching Roger Federer in …