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Kobe Bryant’s Perfect Reaction To The Lakers’ Celebratory Video Bomb

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Kobe Bryant was on Jimmy Kimmel last night, and the host played him the Lakers' videobomb after an OT win over the Celtics: Kobe stone face.

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How Can Kobe Bryant Have ‘A Hard Time Understanding’ Questions About Whether OKC Is Westbrook’s Team?

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On Sunday, Kobe Bryant spoke with Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose about whether the Thunder are now Russell Westbrook's team. He largely ignores his parallels with Shaq.

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Kobe Bryant Says He Only Has One MVP ‘Because The Media Votes On It’

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It's the latter question that nags at Kobe Bryant. During an appearance on "The Grantland Basketball Hour" yesterday, the Los Angeles Lakers legend blamed the media for him having received just a single MVP award – in 2008, remember – throughout his storied 19 year-career.

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‘Y’all Thought We Was Gone': Lakers Video Bomb Jeremy Lin After An Actual Win

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Nick Young, Jordan Hill, and Carlos Boozer videobomb Jeremy Lin's postgame interview after the Lakers' overtime win against the Celtics.

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Jeremy Lin Didn’t Take Kindly To Bojan Bogdanovic ‘Running Up The Score’ In Los Angeles’ Loss To Brooklyn

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The leading team brashly running up the score when a game is out of reach – even in professional sports – is never a good look. But if the losing squad continues to compete at something resembling peak levels, what are the eventual winners to do? Lay down? Allow their opponents to narrow gap? Give up?

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Kobe Bryant Confirms Next Season Will Be The Last Of His Hall-Of-Fame Career

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Kobe Bryant revealed to The Hollywood Reporter that he's hanging up the Nike's after the 2015-16 season, when he'll retire from the NBA.

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Report: Goran Dragic Wants Out Of Phoenix Even If Isaiah Thomas Is Dealt; Dragic Desires Knicks, Heat Or Lakers In Trade

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The Suns started shopping Isaiah Thomas at Goran Dragic's request, but now Dragic's agent has told them he won't re-sign next summer.

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Nick Young Says Jeremy Lin “Could Focus On Passing A Little More”

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The dreary Los Angeles Lakers are comprised of many players with notable shoot-first tendencies, but none are known for chucking more than Nick Young. Not that he realizes that depressing reality, of course. But who can blame a man who calls himself Swaggy P for lacking self-awareness?

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Injured Kobe Bryant Hopes For ‘Same Rebirth’ As San Antonio Spurs

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Don't worry, Los Angeles Lakers fans. Not only will Kobe Bryant play in 2015-2016 despite undergoing season-ending shoulder surgery last month, but he also has hopes of leading the purple-and-gold to heights they haven't reached in years.

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Charles Barkley On The Time He Was Traded To The Lakers, NBA Analytics, And Liking Republicans

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Over the All-Star break, Charles Barkley sat down with SI's Richard Deitsch and was a willing participant in a wide range of topics, including basketball analytics, the 2016 Presidential race, and the time during the middle of the 1992 season when he was traded from the 76ers to the Lakers.

NICK YOUNG

Video: Nick Young Sends Steve Blake To The Floor With Filthy Step-Back

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Watch Lakers shooting guard Nick Young brake the ankles of Blazers backup Steve Blake with a filthy behind-the-back step-back move.

#CLEVELAND CAVALIERS

Video: Kyrie Irving Puts Jeremy Lin On Skates

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The story of Cleveland's dominating 120-105 win over the Lakers on Sunday afternoon will undoubtedly rest with Kevin Love, who had one of his best games of the season for the Cavs, knocking down 7-of-8 from beyond the arc for a season-high 32 points.

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Watch Kobe Bryant Recall Making Beer Run With Jimmy Fallon As Teenager

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Just think if Kobe Bryant had been comfortable showing this side of his personality throughout his storied career.

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Video: Airborne Jeremy Lin Throws Ball Off Teammate To Regain Dribble

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This is about the type of highlight we expected from today's depressing matinee between the New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers.

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Nike Officially Unveils The Kobe X (Photos)

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Today Nike officially announced the tenth signature sneaker in Kobe Bryant's line.

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Kobe Bryant On Returning For Lakers Training Camp: “That’s The Plan”

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This isn't surprising, but that doesn't mean it's not extremely heartening for basketball fans across the globe.

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GIF: Joakim Noah’s Behind-The-Back Dime To Pau Gasol

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The Bulls lost to a frisky Lakers team still missing both Kobe Bryant -- out for the year -- and Nick Young.

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Pau Gasol Says “It’s Huge Not To Have To Think About” Getting Traded

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A lot of NBA fans (and trade machine aficionados) think of players like commodities to be bought and sold, or faceless cogs in the machine that is their favorite basketball team.


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