Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers’ playboy owner who shepherded the NBA franchise to 10 championships from the ’80s Showtime dynasty to the Kobe Bryant era, died Monday, his assistant said.
Kobe Bryant blocked a LeBron James jumper, turning it into a dunk by Kevin Durant that helped the West put away the East 143-138 in the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday night.
Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and Eagles quarterback Michael Vick are among the most disliked players in the NFL, according to a new list.
In the third round of NBA All-Star ballot returns, Kobe Bryant remains on top as the leading vote-getter, ahead of LeBron James.
LeBron James and Kobe Bryant are the leading vote-getters, while Jeremy Lin has a chance to bring Linsanity to the NBA All-Star game.
At 34 years old, Kobe Bryant has become the youngest player in NBA history to eclipse 30,000 career points, and only the fifth overall to hit that mark.
Metta World Peace hit three early 3-pointers to spark a Los Angeles barrage from long range, and the Lakers scored 36 points before Kobe Bryant took his first shot in a 115-89 blowout of the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night.
A report from USA Today says the Los Angeles Lakers have fired coach Mike Brown after a 1-4 start to his second season in charge of the team.
In an interview with CBS Sports, Kobe Bryant said that it’s two-and-out for the five-time champ.
Mavs owner Mark Cuban is happy to put pressure on the new-look Lakers, who added Steve Nash and Dwight Howard over the summer. He recently questioned the team’s chemistry.
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.