All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Kobe Bryant’

Kobe Bryant Surpasses Michael Jordan; Jordan Issues Statement

Kobe Bryant is in his 19th season of basketball, and while he’s earned his own accolades over the years, he’s been compared to a particular veteran player several times during his career: Michael Jordan. Now, he’s surpassed the legendary athlete in points, and Jordan himself has issued a statement regarding the milestone. “I congratulate Kobe on reaching this milestone. He’s …

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Michael Jordan’s ‘Aggression’ Was the Key to His Success, Says Kobe Bryant

Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant have been compared to each other for a very long time. After holding the third all-time scoring record for many years, Jordan’s incredible accomplishment will likely be surpassed by Bryant sometime in the next few weeks. In a recent interview with The Bleacher Report, Bryant was asked to define Jordan’s key attribute. “Aggression. It’s not …

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Trayvon Martin Slur Leads To Woman’s Arrest

Trayvon Martin, the 17-year old Florida boy who was shot and killed by a self-appointed neighborhood watch member for looking suspicious, has become a name associated with injustice and racism. Almost a year to the day that the shooter, George Zimmerman, was acquitted of the killing, an Arkansas woman was arrested for threatening two young boys in the name of …

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Mitch Kupchak Contract Extended as Lakers GM

Mitch Kupchak, general manager of the Los Angeles Lakers, has agreed to a multi-year contract extension, which was revealed during a 145-130 loss to the Houston Rockets Tuesday night. Kupchak had one year remaining on his previous contract with the Lakers, and the details of his amended contract haven’t been released. Since taking over for Jerry West in 2000, Kupchak …

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Dirk Nowitzki Helps Mavericks Top Lakers, Cling To Playoff Spot

The Mavericks are in a constant battle for a playoff spot in the Western Conference, and with the help of Dirk Nowitzki in last night’s game, they are now in 7th place. What place will they end up with, if any? Following closely behind are the Grizzlies and Suns, and the Mavericks are only a game and a half behind …

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Kobe Bryant In Hot Water For Trayvon Martin Comments

Los Angeles Laker shooting guard and future Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant is receiving tons of backlash today for an interview he gave to the New Yorker recently. Bryant was bothered that so many black people, including those in the NBA, stuck up for Trayvon Martin right after George Zimmerman was accused of gunning him down without cause. Bryant said …

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Los Angeles Lakers Suffer Worst Loss In Franchise History

Things just seem to be getting even worse for the Los Angeles Lakers with another tragic loss to their hometown rivals, the Los Angeles Clippers. The Lakers are one of the worst teams in the league, and continue to lose, with no sign of improvement. The Clippers delivered the Lakers their worst loss in franchise history last night, and the …

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Kobe Bryant And Steve Nash Could Be Out Until Next Season

Everyone paying attention to the NBA in the past year will know that Kobe Bryant has been constantly struggling with an injury, and has not been able to play much. Steve Nash has also been forced to sit out for several games, and it may simply be a sign that the two veterans are getting to the point where they …

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NBA All-Star Game: 2014’s Game Sets Multiple Records With Big Performances

Last night’s NBA All-Star Game was quite a sight to see, and each of the players on the court made it a point to show the fans why they were chosen to be all-stars. All the best players were out, and it was apparent with all of the great plays that were seen throughout the game. The game was filled …

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Kobe Bryant Will Miss NBA All-Star Game Due To Injury

Kobe Bryant, although he continues to be a fan favorite and was voted on to the Western Conference All-Star team, will not be able to compete in the NBA All-Star game in New Orleans this weekend. He has only played six games this year after recovering from an Achilles injury, and then injuring his right knee upon returning to the …

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Nicki Minaj Blasts ESPN For Airbrushing [PHOTOS]

Nowadays, whenever you see an actor or model on a magazine cover, better believe their photo will be airbrushed to the max, and it usually doesn’t matter how attractive or beautiful they are. And you would figure that most celebrities would have some kind of say on the amount of airbrushing that’s being done, but that’s not always the case, …

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Kobe Bryant: Is All The Greatness Done?

After playing in just five full games this season, Kobe Bryant will miss another six weeks due to a fracture of the lateral tibial plateau in his left knee, according to a Tweet from the Los Angeles Lakers. And this comes after Bryant tore his Achilles’ tendon in April while playing against the Golden State Warriors. It’s been a season …

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