Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles Lakers #24 - Guard

  • Born: 08/23/78
  • Age: 40
  • Height: 6-6
  • Weight: 205

Why NBA fans should root for more ‘bad shots’


Paul George called Damian Lillard’s 37-foot buzzer beater a "bad shot," and maybe he’s right. But that makes it more legendary.

Why Rob Pelinka’s strengths and skillset could be exactly what the Lakers need


Rob Pelinka has flaws, but he also brings key strengths to a Lakers organization desperate for an organized, analytical decision-making process

Shaq lists Hakeem Olajuwon in his all-time starting five


It’s no surprise that we agree with Shaq.

Ed Davis: An Appreciation

The hardworking, team-first, perpetually underrated big man deserves more credit than he gets

Danke Fur Alles, Dirk!


After a legendary career, Dirk Nowitski heads into retirement as one of the greatest to ever play the game.

J.J. Barea was the straw which stirred the drink in Dallas


Though an injury ended his season, Barea was among the most important Mavericks last year

Whichever direction Lakers go in post-Magic Johnson, Jeanie Buss will be held accountable in ways she hasn’t been before


Jeanie Buss has skated by to a large extent on plausible deniability. No matter how the Lakers move on in the wake of the stunning departure of Magic Johnson, those days are over.

Steph Curry now owns another three point record: most Playoff threes made


Warriors sharpshooter surpasses Ray Allen, and took almost half as many games to get there

Magic Johnson is gone and the Lakers are still doing everything all wrong


Hiring a coach before deciding on Magic’s replacement? Letting Magic’s No. 2 conduct the search? Lakers, what are you doing?

Podcast: Why Jeanie Buss might actually keep Rob Pelinka around


If Jeanie Buss opts to keep Rob Pelinka as Lakers general manager, it comes with the risk of her own accountability.

The young Lakers know they will have to learn how to deal with the outside noise to be a better team next year


The Lakers say they learned from the drama surrounding the team this year, and they think they’ll be better for it next season.

LeBron James thinks it’s ‘unfair’ for Lakers fans to compare him to Kobe Bryant


Lakers star LeBron James says guys like him, Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan should be able to achieve their own kinds of greatness.