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Luke Walton Hired As New Lakers Coach

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 04.29.2016 | Sports

Luke Walton, the 36-year-old who led the Golden State Warriors to a 39-4 record earlier this season, will be the new coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, ...

Someone Almost Sold A Bag Of Air From Kobe's Last Game For $15,000

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 04.18.2016 | Sports

Have some 💰 to spend? This bag of air from Kobe Bryant's last game is currently going for $15,500 on eBay.— NBCSN (@NB...

Kobe Bryant Says Goodbye To The NBA In Most Kobe Way Possible

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 04.14.2016 | Sports

Kobe Bryant said goodbye to the NBA on Wednesday night in really the only way he could have: By launching more shots than any other player since at le...

Kobe Bryant's Last Game With L.A. Lakers, Net Worth and Career Highlights

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.13.2016 | Sports

By Laura Woods, Contributor Kobe Bryant's 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers ends tonight at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. One of the m...

My Tribute to Kobe Bryant: The Man Who Played Basketball

Aaron Tang | Posted 04.08.2016 | Sports
Aaron Tang

It's easy for us to say Kobe would have won more if he could have just played second fiddle to Shaq, or if he could have passed more. But for a man with that much talent, success and self-belief -- those would have been difficult decisions for him.

Lamar Odom Gets Standing Ovation At First Lakers Game Since Hospitalization

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 03.31.2016 | Entertainment

Lamar Odom took Kobe Bryant up on his invitation and attended his first Lakers game since he was hospitalized in October. Bryant put aside two court-...

Iggy Azalea Net Worth as She Calls Off Wedding to Nick Young

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.30.2016 | Entertainment

By Andrew DePietro, GBR Staff Writer After getting engaged in June 2015, rapper Iggy Azalea and fiancé Nick Young of the Los Angeles Lakers have run...

WATCH LIVE: Metta World Peace Discusses Black History Month

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.17.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

L.A. Lakers small forward Metta World Peace is re-thinking Black History Month. He joins HuffPost Live to discuss his video series "Brown History 29."...

Watch Shaq Find Out He’s Getting A Statue Outside Staples Center

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 01.28.2016 | Sports

The Big Aristotle, the Big Cactus, the Big Daddy -- one of the most dominant players in NBA history will now be celebrated outside Staples Center with...

Loneliest Man In The World Trademarks Sad Phrase

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 01.15.2016 | Sports

Kobe Bryant has never been shy about choosing competition over camaraderie. While his diehard dedication to the sport has elevated his level of play a...

StubHub Apologizes For Completely Screwing Over Kobe Bryant Fan

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 01.07.2016 | Sports

On Wednesday, sports website The Lead published an article detailing the sketchy process through which StubHub had taken back already purchased ticket...

This Lakers Season Is Driving Me Crazy

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 12.07.2015 | Sports

The Lakers are horrendous this year. But if they want to get anything out of this season besides memories of Kobe Bryant entering visiting arenas to r...

Dear Kobe: A Poem From The Rest Of The 2015-16 Lakers Roster

The Huffington Post | John Trowbridge | Posted 11.30.2015 | Comedy

The remaining Los Angeles Lakers players wrote their own poem in response to Kobe Bryant's poem, in which he announced his retirement. --------- Dea...

Kobe -- Yes, Kobe -- Is Begging Teammates To Pass The Damn Ball

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 11.23.2015 | Sports

For years, Kobe Bryant’s inclination has been to play the role of hero, to shoot his Lakers team back into the game whenever it has fallen behind. N...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Believes MJ Chose 'Commerce Over Conscience'

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 11.05.2015 | Sports

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has never been afraid to be unpopular if it meant taking a stand for what he believed in -- even if his legacy in the history book...

Pseudo-Statistical Evidence That D’Angelo Should Keep Away From Kendall

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 11.03.2015 | Sports

Brace yourselves, Lakers fans. Storms lie ahead. The first week of the 2015-2016 NBA season has been full of horrors for the Los Angeles Lakers. Winle...

Kobe Bryant 'Freaking Sucks' Even More Than He Thinks

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 11.02.2015 | Sports

It's a sad day in Los Angeles when even Kobe Bryant can no longer shrug off his terrible offensive play. In the first three games of the 2015-2016 se...

Kobe Bryant's Reason For Shooting Threes Is As Perfect As You'd Think

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 10.30.2015 | Sports

Ah, Kobe Bryant -- ever self-aware, ever willing to goad the media and his haters alike. In a season that may be the basketball equivalent of a lame-d...

Matt Barnes Is Probably Going To Hear More ‘Fisher’ Chants

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 10.30.2015 | Sports

New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher was 700-plus miles away when Matt Barnes and his Memphis Grizzlies played on Thursday, but that didn’t stop India...

Julius Randle Stands Up To Kevin Garnett, Lives To Tell The Tale

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 10.29.2015 | Sports

Los Angeles Lakers power forward Julius Randle was likely still in his crib when Kevin Garnett first donned a Minnesota Timberwolves jersey, stepped o...

Kobe Bryant Went Full Mamba On Trash-Talking Lakers Teammates

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 10.26.2015 | Sports

On Sunday, Kobe Bryant took it upon himself to usher his teammates into the new NBA season through his own unique initiation rite: Crushing the youngb...

Vince Wilfork Wants Justice For Friend Killed By Cop

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 10.23.2015 | Sports

Just about 300 miles southeast from where Vince Wilfork and his Houston Texans were preparing to take on the Jacksonville Jaguars later that day, Wilf...

Lamar Odom's Health Improves As He Reportedly Begins Physical Therapy

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 10.19.2015 | Sports

Just about 70 hours have passed since Lamar Odom awoke from his four-day coma, and the good news keeps rolling in. According to Los Angeles Daily News...

Doc Rivers Explains Why Lamar Odom Was Such A Great Teammate

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 10.19.2015 | Sports

Lamar Odom was always there for his teammates on the court. According to Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers, that is part of the reason why so many...

Stories Of Lamar Odom's Kindness Pour In From Around The NBA

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 10.15.2015 | Sports

It’s been over a day since Lamar Odom was hospitalized in Nevada, but the kind words about the former NBA player continue to pour in. A beloved figu...