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Kobe Bryant's New Documentary Goes Beyond Basketball To Explore Fatherhood And Failure | Sasha Bronner | Posted 03.02.2015 | Entertainment

Kobe Bryant doesn't have the patience to write a book. He says so in the trailer for his new documentary on Showtime, “Kobe Bryant’s Muse.” Dire...

Kobe Bryant Almost Certainly Out For The Rest Of The Season

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 01.27.2015 | Sports

It’s a dark truth that will resonate with Los Angeles Lakers fans everywhere: The best reason left to watch the team this season is Iggy Azalea's boyfriend.

Is Everyone Just 'Too Sensitive'?

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 03.23.2014 | Los Angeles

CHICAGO -- For once, Kobe Bryant emerged from the trainer's room into an interview session delving into little about his recovery. After all, Bryant ...

Kobe Bryant: Delusional or a Symbol for Change?

Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT | Posted 03.16.2014 | Sports
Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT

If the Black Mamba himself questions whether it is plausible to return from an injury at the ripe-old age of 35, what does that mean for the rest of us?


Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 02.22.2014 | Los Angeles

PHOENIX -- For the highlight shows featuring the NBA's latest gaffes, look no further than the past few Lakers games. Kobe Bryant threw the ball five...

There's No 'I' In Team

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 02.20.2014 | Los Angeles

It seems weird to say it, but the Lakers have played better this season without Kobe Bryant. Sure, Bryant has his five NBA championships, his fourth-...

Kobe OUT For 6 Weeks

Posted 12.19.2013 | Sports

Kobe Bryant's injury woes continue. The Los Angeles Lakers announced on Thursday that the 35-year-old star will likely be sidelined for six weeks due ...

Kobe's Rebound From Torn Achilles Will Be Vast Challenge

Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.08.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Perhaps the most glaring tell that Kobe isn't yet Kobe came with just under five minutes left in the game. He was fouled and heard the whistle, yet did not attempt to bring his hands through for his trademark move to draw a shooting foul.

The Lakers Announced Kobe's Return With This Dramatic Video

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.11.2013 | Sports

The storm has been weathered and Kobe Bryant's return is imminent. With a dramatic video clip posted on the team's Facebook page on Friday, the La...

Kobe Has Eyes On Returning To Lakers On Sunday

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 02.05.2014 | Los Angeles

Long after most of his teammates scattered, Kobe Bryant stayed on the practice floor hoisting jumper after jumper and free throws. The image showed wh...

Are You Prepared To See Less Of Kobe?

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 02.01.2014 | Los Angeles

Kobe Bryant playing limited minutes? In hopes of ensuring his left Achilles tendon stays healthy, the Lakers star may play fewer than the 38 minutes ...

What Kobe's 'Most Proud Of Individually'

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 01.28.2014 | Los Angeles

WASHINGTON -- Kobe Bryant, drenched in a sweat-soaked shirt, described himself feeling "really, really strong" with his left Achilles tendon Tuesday a...

Coach Calls Kobe 'A Little Rusty'

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 01.25.2014 | Los Angeles

The moment the doors opened to the Lakers' practice facility, plenty of images validated Kobe Bryant's belief he can play in a game sometime this mont...


Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 01.25.2014 | Los Angeles

The comments left on message boards and Twitter suggest otherwise. But Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni provided caution on why he considered Kobe Bryant's ...

Taking Things Personally

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles

HOUSTON -- Kobe Bryant jokingly warned he'd immediately end his obligatory once-a-week interview session if it involved his rehab on his left Achilles...

Kobe's Lips Are Sealed

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles

He completed the first week of in-depth conditioning on his torn left Achilles tendon, but Kobe Bryant declined to provide a timetable on when he will...

Kobe Would Play Today IF...

Posted 10.14.2013 | Sports

If the Los Angeles Lakers had a postseason game today then Kobe Bryant would be in the lineup, probably. Nevermind that Bryant, who tore his Achilles ...

'I Don't Think I've Ever Played A Season Where I Was 100%'

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 11.29.2013 | Los Angeles

Kobe Bryant walked gingerly across the Lakers' practice floor, a sign he's both progressing surrounding his surgically repaired left Achilles tendon a...

WATCH: Kobe Tackles The High Dive

Posted 08.30.2013 | Sports

Kobe posted a video of himself last week running on an anti-gravity treadmill. Now he's jumping off a 40-foot high springboard just four months after ...

Kobe 'Shattered' Recovery Timetable

Posted 08.06.2013 | Sports

Kobe Bryant might be back on the court sooner than expected. Speaking to reporters in the Chinese city of Shenzhen, the five-time NBA champion who...

Bitter Court Battle Between Kobe & His Mom

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.06.2013 | Los Angeles

The past few months haven’t been great for Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant. In April the player tore his Achilles tendon, and now he is involved in a ...

PHOTOS: Kobe Hobbles Out In Style

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.03.2013 | Black Voices

A ruptured Achilles tendon may have prematurely ended Kobe Bryant's NBA season, however that doesn't mean the baller is completely down and out. I...

Kobe Bryant Will Be Back: A Legacy Revisited

Tyler R. Tynes | Posted 06.14.2013 | Sports
Tyler R. Tynes

Over Bryant's 17-year career, he has created an NBA masterpiece. Almost like a pseudo-basketball version of a Leonardo Da Vinci portrait. Each Bryant game is a brush-by-brush painting of perfect body control.

The Black Mamba Rises

Colin Liotta | Posted 06.14.2013 | Sports
Colin Liotta

When I watched Kobe Bryant talking about his uncertain future, I couldn't help but think of Bruce Wayne's situation in The Dark Knight Rises.

Achilles Tendon Rupture Surgery: Kobe Byrant's 'Jump Shot Saving Surgery' Explained

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 06.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

On Friday Kobe Bryant ruptured his Achilles tendon, the most important tendon for a jump shot. He underwent surgery to repair his Achilles but will his jump shot be the same? Well, that all depends on the extent of his injury.