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Scottie Pippen: LeBron still hasn’t surpassed Jordan, Kobe

With LeBron James set to play in his seventh consecutive NBA Finals — wrap your head around that for a second! — there’s a lot of discussion currently brewing about how he stacks up against some of the league’s best of all-time.The most popular debate — which seems to be ongoing — is whether or not James has surpassed Michael Jordan as the GOAT. I personally believe he...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Byron Scott felt ‘betrayed, lied to’ by former Lakers execs

If you thought a year away would have changed any feelings of ill will Byron Scott harbors towards some former Lakers front office members, you would be wrong.Scott has written a book called “Slam-Dunk Success: Leading from Every Position on Life’s Court.” He talked with the OC Register’s Mark Medina about it and shared many of his thoughts on his time with the Lakers as...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Will next season’s Celtics be any closer to NBA Finals or is LeBron too big an obstacle?

The plan is sound and it might still bear fruit. The season will probably officially end for the Boston Celtics Thursday night. Realistically, it was over before the Eastern Conference Finals with the Cleveland Cavaliers started. Even the most hardcore, Larry Bird-jersey wearing Southie zealot had to know. LeBron James could have played with one arm in a sling. (It looked like he...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant shows off basketball IQ, gives expert breakdown of Warriors’ offense (VIDEO)

If there’s one thing Kobe Bryant knows better than many others in the basketball world, it’s how to run (and thrive in) an offense. Bryant, even though he may have been a volume scorer, had a great understanding of how to maximize efficiency on offense, and to take what the defense was giving him. That worked well when Phil Jackson coached the Lakers, with the “triangle”...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall’s retweet saves fan from taking final exam

The Wizards’ 2016-17 season may have recently come to a close, but John Wall recorded an assist on Monday, just not on the court, like we’re used to seeing from him.It happened on Twitter in the afternoon when a high school student sent Wall a tweet — in need of some assistance — and he delivered.The student informed Wall that if he retweeted her tweet, her entire class would...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lakers Draft Prospect Workouts: Bryant, Williams-Goss, Beachem, Hawkins, White

The Los Angeles Lakers worked out six draft prospects on Monday morning, in preparation for the 2017 NBA draft: V.J. Beachem, Andrew White, Nigel Williams-Goss, Dominique Hawkins, Thomas Bryant, and Kyle Kuzma. Here is a snippet of their workouts that we were allowed to film. Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? https://youtu.be/Pvz8mbF4LDQ...
Via Lakers Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson: Kobe ‘wants to be involved’ with Lakers

Magic Johnson has indicated not only does Kobe Bryant want to “be involved” with the Los Angeles Lakers, he intends to “implement a plan” to convince the fellow Lakers icon to do so in some capacity.Johnson in February came on board with the Lakers after being named the team’s president of basketball operations. While joining SiriusXM NBA Radio this week, Johnson laid out...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant is still clutch, helps student avoid taking final exam

Kobe Bryant may have called it quits as far as his NBA career goes, but he’s still active on social media. And when one particular student sent him a tweet in search of some assistance, Bryant came through in the clutch.The high school student informed Kobe that an agreement was in place stating that if the former NBA star retweeted a photo, then his class wouldn’t have to take...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George to work out with Kobe Bryant

It’s no secret that the Los Angeles Lakers are hoping to acquire Paul George at some point over the next year or so, and Kobe Bryant may be in the best position to start the recruiting process.In an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” this week, George was asked about the abundance of rumors linking him to the Lakers. He said those connections are natural because he grew up in...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant on if he misses basketball: ‘No, I don’t’

Kobe Bryant is now over a full year removed from playing in his last NBA game following an iconic 20-season career. And the Los Angeles Lakers legend claims to have no regrets about calling it quits.Bryant, in an appearance on “Good Morning America” Monday, was asked if he misses the game. To which the 38-year-old responded, “No, I don’t.” Bryant, who won five NBA titles...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 25, 2017  |  Discuss
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