Suns eliminate defending champion Lakers in first round

Basketball / NBA Jun 4, 2021

Suns eliminate defending champion Lakers in first round

The Phoenix Suns, fueled by 47 points from Devin Booker, toppled the NBA Champion Los Angeles Lakers 113-100 on Thursday, marking the first time superstar LeBron James has been knocked out of the playoffs in the first round. James scored 29 points to lead the ...

Kobe Bryant remembered in emotional Hall of Fame inductions

NBA May 16, 2021

Kobe Bryant remembered in emotional Hall of Fame inductions

Vanessa Bryant stood at the podium on Saturday evening as her late husband Kobe was being formally inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, and she noted that she always avoided praising the former Los Angeles Lakers star in public. You see, Vanessa ...

Hawks extend win streak against Lakers as LeBron James injured

NBA Mar 21, 2021

Hawks extend win streak against Lakers as LeBron James injured

The Atlanta Hawks earned their eighth win in a row, a 99-94 road victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. Atlanta snapped L.A.'s four-game winning streak and kept the longest winning streak currently in the NBA alive in the process. However, the story of the day was ...

Kobe Bryant: His legacy in Japan

Basketball / NBA Jan 27, 2020

Kobe Bryant: His legacy in Japan

by Ed Odeven

What does Kobe Bryant mean to Japan's basketball culture? Simply put, he was the most popular player here since Michael Jordan retired for good in 2003. He was the biggest star of the 21st century, and the player whose presence was missed the most at ...