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LOS ANGELES - LeBron James scored 12 of his 33 points during a breathtaking opening nine minutes for the Los Angeles Lakers, who raced to a 25-point lead and handed the Atlanta Hawks their second ugly loss in 24 hours at Staples ...
2 days ago
BEIJING - Kobe Bryant went to China for the first time in 1998, making the trip to Beijing to help operate an instructional basketball clinic for about a dozen kids. The local coaches working with him didn't know a lot about ...
Sep 16, 2019
Recently, Kobe Bryant proudly shared a photo of his daughter's AAU basketball team, which he coached to a crazy 115-27 blowout win at a weekend tournament.The backstory of the celebratory image - as told by the Mamba in the ...
Sep 12, 2019
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NEW YORK - Kobe Bryant downplayed talk of a reignited feud with Shaquille O'Neal, saying on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) there is "nothing new" that has been said lately between the former teammates.Bryant had recently said that if O'Neal had ...
Aug 30, 2019
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KOBE Bryant feels he and Shaquille O'Neal's Los Angeles Lakers team would have quadrupled their NBA championship haul had his partner been in better shape.In a recent interview with Patrick Bet-David, Bryant opened up about his past confrontations ...
Aug 28, 2019
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CHICAGO - After their 2018-19 season ended last April 9, the Cleveland Cavaliers had until this September 30 to report for the upcoming 2019-20 season. That's 174 days of free time.No practices. No team meetings. No flights to ...
Aug 26, 2019
Recently, NBA.com thought it was a good idea to come up with its list of the league's best players over the last decade.The website, in partnership with NBA TV, gathered a panel of its producers and analysts to decide ...
Aug 7, 2019
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OAKLAND, California - There was a moment, not long before the postseason started, when Toronto coach Nick Nurse learned all that he really needed to know about Kawhi Leonard and what makes the man of few words tick.The conversation was about the ...
Jun 9, 2019
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PHILADELPHIA - Kawhi Leonard got some help from his teammates to stay close and then finished it off himself.Leonard scored 39 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 1:01 left, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-96 on ...
May 6, 2019
In all honesty, NBA fans will bite at anything they see online and jump to the weirdest conclusions. And that's more evident now than ever on Twitter when Kobe Bryant mentioned Kawhi Leonard in one of his tweets. Los Angeles Lakers ...
Apr 18, 2019
ARGUABLY the best player in the league right now, Stephen Curry has had many influences in his game, and he's had many idols growing up. But influences and idols may not always necessarily be the best, and that's what the ...
Apr 4, 2019
KOBE Bryant has a message for USA Basketball going into the FIBA World Cup: Be ready.Bryant, the two-time Olympic gold medalist for the US and one of the global ambassadors for this summer's World Cup, spent part of ...
Mar 17, 2019
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LEBRON James is finally going to pass Michael Jordan.In scoring, at least.While the debate will rage forever about which player is better, James will soon have scored more points than Jordan.James is 211 points shy of passing Jordan (32, ...
Feb 21, 2019
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - With All-Star festivities set to officially begin Friday, here are 10 things to know going into the weekend:BACK TO CHARLOTTECharlotte hosted NBA All-Star weekend in 1991, and now gets it back a second time to join ...
Feb 15, 2019
February started off big for NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal as he opened his first Los Angeles restaurant simply named Shaquille's. It stands right next to the Staples Center where The Big Diesel helped deliver three NBA championships, with ...
Feb 12, 2019
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CHRISTMAS has arrived, which means holiday shopping lists can hopefully be put away for another year.So here's a new list: Some of the things to know on this Christmas in the NBA, when five games - all of them televised ...
Dec 25, 2018
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NEW YORK - Kobe Bryant, Oscar winner and former NBA great, has big plans for books in the next few years.Bryant's Granity Studios plans to release five middle grade and young adult novels in 2019 and 2020. According to a ...
Nov 2, 2018
MIES, Switzerland - Kobe Bryant has been made an ambassador for the 2019 Fiba World Cup in China.The five-time NBA champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist made the announcement on Twitter.Team Pilipinas is looking to qualify for a second ...
Oct 31, 2018
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LOS ANGELES - When Kobe Bryant took a courtside seat in the first quarter, Staples Center buzzed with excitement for the mere sight of the most popular athlete in this building's history.The crowd even started a "Kobe! Kobe!" chant in ...
Oct 26, 2018
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THE last man to lead the Lakers to an NBA championship believes the current batch has what it takes to be a contender again.Kobe Bryant feels the Lakers can end a five-year playoff drought with LeBron James now leading the ...
Oct 19, 2018
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