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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.
Zach LaVine grew up a Los Angeles Lakers fan. The first time he saw them play at in person at Staples Center, the Minnesota Timberwolves rookie outperformed everyone — including Kobe Bryant.
Last season was plagued by injuries to the league’s most noted stars, but this offseason proved to be full of action: the draft, big announcements, players sporting new jerseys, coaching changes and the controversies – just to name a few.
LeBron James singularly orchestrated the Big Three union. And now that he has opted out of his Miami Heat contract, he’s once again the Alpha Male of pro sports. Teams are scrambling to find the proper finances and expiring contracts, flipping over cushions for salary cap coin.
Protective injury gear is becoming more popular in professional sports these days and athletes are taking the opportunity to make a fashion statement (and endorsement deals). So who wore theirs the best?
From Donald Sterling and Steve Coburn to Tonya Harding and Mike Tyson, here are some other notable awkward apologies from the world of sports.
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Flip Saunders’ best bet with the Timberwolves might be to join the front office and serve as a backup plan as coach if Rick Adelman does not come back or has to take a leave during the year.
A person with knowledge of the discussions says the NBA has informed the Minnesota Timberwolves that the referee crew erred on Wednesday night in not calling a foul on Lakers guard Kobe Bryant on the final play of the game.
Kobe Bryant had 31 points and seven assists and Dwight Howard had 25 points, 16 rebounds and five blocks to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 120-117 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday night, their 22nd straight win over the Timberwolves.
Starting with Kobe Bryant’s soaring dunk over Nikola Pekovic on their second possession, the Los Angeles Lakers jumped to a big lead against a woeful opponent and never fumbled it away while moving to the brink of a .500 record.
We’ve got all the winter sports action — plus an interview with Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard — right here.
Timberwolves forward Kevin Love has been named as a nominee for the 12-man U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team, according to USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo.
Russell Westbrook scored 28 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Lakers 106-90 to eliminate the Lakers in five games.
Russell Westbrook scored 10 of his 37 points during a stirring fourth-quarter comeback, Kevin Durant added 31 points and hit the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 13.7 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder seized control of the second-round series with a 103-100 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 4 on Saturday night.
Kobe Bryant didn’t miss on 18 free throws and scored 14 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied late for a 99-96 victory over Oklahoma City in Game 3 on Friday night, cutting the Thunder’s second-round series lead to 2-1.
Kevin Durant scored 22 points and rattled in the go-ahead basket on a baseline runner with 18 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder scored the final nine points to rally for a 77-75 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals Wednesday night.
Metta World Peace has been suspended for seven games without pay for elbowing Oklahoma City Thunder guard James Harden, the NBA has announced.
With the Clippers losing, the Los Angeles Lakers win the Pacific Division and clinch the 3rd spot in the Western Conference.
Kobe Bryant and the Lakers are in Minneapolis to take on a red-hot Kevin Love and the Timberwolves Friday night. The Wolves are streaking right now, winners of 8 of 11 and 5 straight at home. Meanwhile, the Lakers have dropped 2 straight on their current road-trip. They do not want to lose three in a row.
Kobe Bryant could be excused for harboring a little grudge after Dwyane Wade broke his nose and gave him a concussion with a hard foul in the All-Star game, of all places.
The post All-Star start for the Timberwolves couldn’t have gone any better. Huge games by rookie Derrick Williams and Michael Beasley off the bench powered the Wolves to a 109-97 victory over the Clippers in L.A. And today, we have a special update featuring Supermodel Kate Upton. Read on to see why!
Well that was fun! The Timberwolves walked into Houston Monday night and stormed to a 120-108 victory riding a red-hot 3rd quarter. A franchise record 42 points in the quarter and a sizzling Michael Beasley […]
Kobe Bryant had 35 points and 14 rebounds and Pau Gasol scored 28 to give the Los Angeles Lakers a much-needed road victory, 106-101 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night.