Kobe solid in victory against rival Celtics

Dec 31, 2015

Kobe solid in victory against rival Celtics

Mark Kobe Bryant down for one more win on the parquet floor in Boston. Bryant had 15 points and 11 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Celtics 112-104 on Wednesday night. Bryant played 33 minutes and recorded his first double-double of what ...

Sixers snap historic 28-game slide

Dec 2, 2015

Sixers snap historic 28-game slide

Kobe Bryant breezed through the Philadelphia 76ers locker room and said to no one in particular, “keep it going, guys.” His homecoming game spoiled, Bryant said one final goodbye to Philly, which is winless no more. The 76ers said good riddance to the longest ...

Kobe to retire at end of season

Nov 30, 2015

Kobe to retire at end of season

NBA star Kobe Bryant has decided to retire after this season, ending his 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers. The 37-year-old Bryant made the announcement in a post on The Players’ Tribune on Sunday. The third-leading scorer in NBA history wrote a poem ...

Kobe helps Lakers hold off Pistons

Nov 16, 2015

Kobe helps Lakers hold off Pistons

Kobe Bryant’s entire 37-year-old body is aching for an ice bath and a day off just 10 games into his 20th NBA season. Bryant still put in the extra effort necessary to make sure those 10 games weren’t the worst start to a season ...

Knicks foil Kobe, Lakers at MSG

Nov 9, 2015

Knicks foil Kobe, Lakers at MSG

Kobe Bryant shared a lengthy embrace with Carmelo Anthony and made his way toward the exit, tapping his chest and waving to the fans. It may have been goodbye for now. Quite possibly, it was goodbye for good. Bryant got the cheers, but not ...

T-Wolves rally past Lakers in first game since Saunders' death

Oct 29, 2015

T-Wolves rally past Lakers in first game since Saunders' death

With heavy hearts and occupied minds, the Minnesota Timberwolves hung on to win one for Flip. Ricky Rubio had a career-high 28 points and 14 assists and the Timberwolves rallied from a 16-point deficit in the second half to beat the Los Angeles Lakers ...

Jackson doesn't expect Kobe to retire after season

Sep 26, 2015

Jackson doesn't expect Kobe to retire after season

Phil Jackson doubts this is Kobe Bryant’s final season — though thinks it may be Bryant’s last in Los Angeles. With Bryant going into the last season of his contract and coming off a couple of injury-shortened seasons, his future will be among the ...

Bryant drops retirement hint

Aug 5, 2015

Bryant drops retirement hint

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant hinted that next season may be his last on Tuesday after admitting it was “absolutely” possible he may finally call time on his glittering NBA career. The 36-year-old icon’s recent seasons have been disrupted by various injuries, but ...

Kobe sparks Lakers to win

Dec 31, 2014

Kobe sparks Lakers to win

The old Kobe Bryant sure looked an awful lot like the young Kobe Bryant. That’s what a little bit of rest will do. Bryant had 23 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds for his 21st career triple-double, and the Los Angeles Lakers held off ...