Bryant passes Jordan on scoring list in win

Dec 15, 2014

Bryant passes Jordan on scoring list in win

Kobe Bryant has reached rarefied air. The Los Angeles Lakers star passed Michael Jordan for third on the NBA’s career scoring list Sunday night in a 100-94 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Bryant entered the game needing nine points to pass the icon with ...

Red-hot Davis powers Pelicans past Lakers

Dec 8, 2014

Red-hot Davis powers Pelicans past Lakers

Anthony Davis is just scratching the surface, and New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams is itching to see how much more the third-year forward can accomplish this season. Davis scored eight of his 23 points in the final 6 minutes of the fourth quarter, ...

Kobe's big night helps Lakers defeat Hawks

Nov 19, 2014

Kobe's big night helps Lakers defeat Hawks

For Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers, it was a rare chance to celebrate. They didn’t pass it up. Bryant scored 28 points and the Lakers held on for just their second win, beating the Atlanta Hawks 114-109 on Tuesday night. A locker ...

Kobe ready for rebound

Sep 30, 2014

Kobe ready for rebound

After the longest offseason of his career, Kobe Bryant pulled on his familiar gold jersey Monday and went back to work with the Los Angeles Lakers, quietly believing his 19th NBA season will be better than almost anybody expects. “I’m trying to see if ...

Heat hold off Lakers

Dec 26, 2013

Heat hold off Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers missed having Kobe Bryant out on the court on Christmas Day. Same for LeBron James. Playing without its biggest star, Los Angeles stayed right with the Miami Heat for most of the day before slipping to a 101-95 loss against ...

Thunder rout hapless Lakers

Dec 14, 2013

Thunder rout hapless Lakers

Three games into his comeback from injury, Kobe Bryant remains a work in progress for the Los Angeles Lakers. While Kevin Durant’s Oklahoma City Thunder continued their early season roll Friday night. Durant had 31 points, eight rebounds and five assists, Russell Westbrook added ...

Kobe set to make return vs. Raptors

Dec 7, 2013

Kobe set to make return vs. Raptors

Kobe Bryant will make his long-awaited return from a torn left Achilles tendon when the Los Angeles Lakers host the Toronto Raptors Sunday night. In a dramatic video posted on his Facebook page before the Lakers played at Sacramento on Friday night, Bryant set ...

| Apr 17, 2013

Kobe's greatness won't let him quit

by Sam Smith

Well, at least we know Kobe Bryant isn’t retiring. One of the underlying stories of this NBA season — and, of course, it had to involve the Los Angeles Lakers, as almost everything did — was Bryant saying how with the final season of ...