iOS app Android app

Kobé

My Earthquake, My Soul, in Japan

Peter Van Buren | Posted 05.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Peter Van Buren

It took a very long time for things to get back to what even then we dubbed the new normal. No one understood how long it would take, and a sense of frustration set in, a sense of wanting it all to be over.

#FredinChina: 'Thank You Kobe' Everywhere on Chinese Social Media

Fred Raillard | Posted 04.26.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

This week's HotTopic is about Kobe Bryant, who decided to retire and leave the NBA. April 14th marked his last home game in Los Angeles, and it was a miracle because he scored 60 points.

Don't Believe The Derrick Rose Hype

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.25.2016 | Sports

No sooner had Derrick Rose declared he was back, than he was sidelined with hamstring tendinitis. The 27-year-old Chicago Bulls point guard was playin...

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...

The Greatest Photo From Every Season Of Kobe Bryant's Career

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 12.21.2015 | Sports

It's no exaggeration to say that Kobe Bryant has grown up on the parquet floors of the NBA's 29 arenas. When he retires at age 37 at the end of this s...

Turtles Saved From Sudden Death Thanks To New Train Lanes

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 11.30.2015 | Weird News

Despite what a certain cartoon about nunchucks-wielding reptiles would have you think, turtles are no heroes in a half shell. In Japan, they were in n...

The 24 Most Kobe Bryant Things To Have Ever Happened

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 11.30.2015 | Sports

Whether he’s your hero or your villain, there's no denying Kobe Bryant is one of the most dominant personalities in NBA history. Known for his clutc...

Kobe Is Dismantling The Lakers, But Not For The Reasons You Think

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.11.2015 | Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers' ominous 1-6 start to the season should not come as a surprise. Their three most important young players have less than a full ...

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...

The Five NBA Rookies You Need To Watch This Season

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.27.2015 | Sports

NBA rookies are fun -- they just are. But what is fun in the NBA isn't necessarily good. Last year's famed rookie class with Andrew Wiggins and Jabari...

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...

5 Reasons We Love The NBA This Season

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.20.2015 | Sports

The NBA is back, which means you need to dust off that old Halloween costume and tell the story of why you didn't have time to buy a new one. It also ...

Before And After Photos Show The Sheer Devastation After The Kobe Quake

Posted 01.20.2015 | World

Twenty years ago today, on the morning of Jan. 17 1995, a powerful earthquake hit the Japanese city of Kobe, reducing much of the city and its surroun...

Kobe Has 5 Reasons You Shouldn't Heckle Him

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.28.2014 | Sports

Not every criticism of Kobe Bryant needs to be settled in Temecula. Bryant didn't even need to leave his seat on the Los Angeles Lakers' bench to s...

Kobe Bryant Has Every Right To Be Upset With Laker Teammates

Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.11.2015 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

When Kobe Bryant talks, we listen. That's what five NBA titles and a league MVP gets you. As a result, it became national news when the 36-year-old Bryant was caught on camera going after his teammates for a lackluster effort during practice. "Soft," he called them.

Kobe's Critics Are Forgetting The Most Important Thing About Him

Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.23.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Kobe Bryant is 36 years old. He has been in the NBA over half of his life, which is almost inconceivable in itself, and he's returning from a devastating knee injury that cost him pretty much an entire season. ESPN.com ranked him the 40th best player in the league -- and that's preposterous.

Kobe Couldn't Handle This Behind-The-Back Crossover

Posted 10.20.2014 | Sports

Fortunately for Kobe Bryant, he didn't suffer any injuries while trying to defend Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks and his behind-the-back crossover in a pr...

Jordan Schultz

These Famous Athletes Rely On Sleep For Peak Performance

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.14.2014 | Sports

For professional athletes, exercise, diet and training are crucial to maximizing their abilities. But in recent years, more and more athletes have bee...

The Decadent Veil: Black America's Wealth Illusion

Antonio Moore | Posted 05.12.2016 | Black Voices
Antonio Moore

I write this piece following the ground work laid by W.E.B. Dubois's Veil of Double Consciousness. The veil he described was a visualization of racial duality. I now undertake the daunting task of clarifying the new veil of economics that has covered the struggles of a generation.

Kobe Is Trying To Make Money Off LeBron's Cramps

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.06.2014 | Sports

When LeBron James cramped up, Kobe Bryant saw an opportunity. Bryant made a conspicuous pitch for sports drink BodyArmor on Instagram just hours a...

Kobe Is Super Competitive Even When It Comes To Candy Land

Complex Sports | Posted 03.26.2014 | Sports

By Chris Yuscavage, Complex Sports Kobe Bryant is a guy who hates to lose. Whether he's playing basketball or playing Candy Land—yes, Candy Land...

Kobe 'Not Cool' With Lakers' Trade

Posted 02.21.2014 | Sports

Kobe Bryant didn't seem thrilled with the Lakers' decision to trade point guard Steve Blake to the Warriors before the league's trade deadline on Thur...

'Family Feud' Asks Who's The 2nd Best NBA Player Ever

Posted 01.14.2014 | Sports

100 people were asked who they think is the second best NBA player ever behind Michael Jordan for a recent episode of "Family Feud." The survey re...

Kobe's Injury: 3 Ugly Years for the Lakers?

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 02.21.2014 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

One thing is for sure, the glamor franchise of the NBA for years, the Los Angeles Lakers, are heading into an uncertain and murky future.

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.