‘Dwyane Wade was a vicious competitor’: Heat legend shares famous Kobe Bryant interview on Lakers lifer’s death anniversary

Dwyane Wade shared an interview of Kobe Bryant lavishing praise on him for being a vicious competitor on the Lakers legend’s death anniversary. Kobe Bryant meant a lot to a lot of people around the globe. Whether you were a…

“I hope my daughter turns out like yours”: Vanessa Bryant posts heartwrenching letter from Gianna’s best friend on the death anniversary of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and Gianna

Kobe Bryant’s wife Vanessa Bryant took to Instagram to share a letter sent by Gianna’s best friend in the wake of her death last year. Today marks the anniversary of the day when the world lost one of its biggest…

“Michael Jordan hired me not to explain, Kobe Bryant wanted to know everything”: Trainer reveals the difference in approach between Bulls and Lakers legends

Tim Grover is among the few people in pro sports to have worked with both Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. He explains us how they’re different. Bryant created his entire persona around his tendency to overtrain. The Mamba mentality may…

“No Kobe Bryant tributes this year”: Late Lakers legend’s wife Vanessa Bryant wants no part of NBA teams holding events in memoriam of Kobe and Gianna

Vanessa Bryant and the Bryant family requested the NBA to not bring up Kobe Bryant’s passing in the form of tributes. January 26th 2021 marks the one year anniversary of perhaps the most sorrowful day in American sports history: the…

“Maybe, you never know”: How Kobe Bryant met Pau Gasol ahead of Spanish star’s blockbuster trade to the Lakers

Pau Gasol recalls his chance encounter with Lakers legend Kobe Bryant before he got traded by the Grizzlies to the Lakers in 2008. Gasol and Bryant were both stuck in bad situations during the time leading up to the Gasol…

“Don’t forget to stay aggressive”: When Michael Jordan gave Lakers legend Kobe Bryant some advice during the 1998 All Star Game

Kobe Bryant seemed to initially take offense to Michael Jordan asking him to ‘stay aggressive all the time’. But the Lakers legend later realized why. JA Adande spoke about the bond between the two greatest shooting guards ever on the…

“I’ll have to look at another crying meme”: How Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant became confidantes after the Bulls and Lakers legends started off as rivals

The bond between Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and the GOAT, Michael Jordan was as special as one between a mentor and a mentee could get.  It’s well-known how Kobe built his entire offensive arsenal around Mike. The Lakers guard obsessed…

“Watching Kobe Bryant, I was just in awe”: LeBron James reveals how he felt playing against the Lakers legend for the first time in his career

Lakers’ forward LeBron James shares his emotions from the first time he played against Kobe Bryant as a Cavs rookie in 2004. It has almost been a year since Kobe Bryant passed away. He left this Earth on 26th January…

“Kobe Bryant dying still doesn’t seem real”: Warriors superstar Stephen Curry narrates how he felt upon hearing of the Lakers legend’s death

On January 26th, 2020, the greatest Lakers player ever passed away. Stephen Curry relates the shock he felt following the death of Kobe Bryant. There are a couple of days from the life and time of Kobe Bryant when we…

“Kobe Bryant was not afraid of Michael Jordan”: When Lakers legend spoke about the times he faced the GOAT as a young player

Stylistically and mentality wise, there is no player closer to Michael Jordan than Kobe Bryant. The Lakers lifer was his generation’s MJ. Kobe came into the league with the aim of becoming the greatest basketball player ever. He wasn’t shy…