“Kobe Bryant is my favorite player”: Joel Embiid explains impact of the Lakers legend on him and credits his success on the Sixers to him

Joel Embiid reveals that Kobe Bryant was his favorite player growing up and says he’s the reason as to why he’s in the NBA today.  Kobe Bryant in the 2000s was the equivalent to Michael Jordan in the 1990s. Players…

“#8Ball, #RIPKobe”: Jaycee Horn To Honor Los Angeles Lakers Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant By Wearing #8

Jaycee Horn, the Panthers first round draft pick out of South Carolina, has decided to wear #8 as a tribute to NBA legend Kobe Bryant. Horn is one of several players taking advantage of the NFL’s new jersey number rules,…

“Kobe Bryant rinsed Nick Young and co”: When the Lakers legend told his teammates their soft play meant they didn’t deserve to wear Kobes

Nick Young vividly remembers the time when the legendary Kobe Bryant chewed out him and his Lakers teammates for playing soft. The Black Mamba’s dedication to his craft and to improving himself is truly second to nobody. Kobe was one…

“Dwight Howard on the Lakers isn’t going to work”: The exact moment Kobe Bryant predicted former Magic DPOY’s shortcomings with the purple and gold in 2012

Kobe Bryant seems to have predicted Dwight Howard’s lackluster stint with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2012, said it wasn’t going to work.  The Los Angeles Lakers ushered in the new decade by claiming their second straight NBA title in…

“Kobe Bryant and LeBron James were the alpha dogs of the team”: Deron Williams reveals how the two legends were the best players of the 2008 Olympic team

Former NBA star Deron Williams reveals how Kobe Bryant and LeBron James were the two “alpha dogs” of the 2008 USA Olympics team. LeBron James and Kobe Bryant are unarguably two of the greatest players ever. They are considered to…

“Happy birthday Gianna Bryant!”: LeBron James, Stephen Curry and other stars honor Kobe Bryant’s late daughter by wearing the “Mambacita” clothing line on her 15th birthday

Kobe’s late daughter Gianna Bryant would’ve ben 15 today. NBA stars from over the League honored her by wearing the “Mambacita” clothing line. There was no player who was more dedicated or driven than Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant.…

“I should’ve just called to check on Kobe Bryant”: Shaquille O’Neal reveals the heartbreaking moment when he learned about the Lakers superstar’s death

Shaquille O’Neal recollects the heartbreaking moment when he learned about the death of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. There is no player in the history of the game who was more dedicated than Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. He is…

“If Kobe Bryant was still my teammate we’d have 7 championships”: Shaquille O’Neal hints he’d have won more with the Lakers than Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen

Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal are the most destructive 1-2 punch in league history. It comes as no surprise that Shaq thinks they’d have won more. Lakers legends Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal played together for 8 seasons. They made…

“Kobe Bryant would have 6 championships if he teamed up with Chris Paul”: Vince Carter believes Lakers legend would match Michael Jordan if given ‘Point God’ in 2011

Vince Carter says that he believes Kobe Bryant would’ve had 6 championships or more if Chris Paul would’ve been traded to the Lakers in 2011.  Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers ushered in the new decade with a championship…

“Kobe Bryant for the final shot over LeBron James”: Chris Bosh picks the Lakers legend over his Heat teammate to close games out

Chris Bosh went to 4 Finals and won 2 championships with LeBron James, but he recognizes the clutch gene Kobe Bryant always displayed. There have been many all-time greats who have suited up for the purple and gold. However, there…