Kobe Bryant is 36-years old and coming off two major injuries. Still the Lakers didn’t do as well as they’d hoped during the offseason which means Kobe will still have to carry the team on his back (no matter how withered). Lakers coach Byron Scott however has high hopes for Kobe and believes the superstar will score 23-24 points per game. So how many minutes will that take? Check it out.
The NBA is experimenting with shortening games to 44 minutes instead of 48 minutes. When asked about it, LeBron James and Dirk Nowitzki said they’d prefer less games rather than less minutes in each game. This is something Michael Jordan wholeheartedly disagrees with.
ESPN NBA player ranks always drum up controversy and debates that last for weeks. The top ten usually causes the most noise but this year may be different. Nick Young already called ESPN “high” for his rank and now his teammate Kobe Bryant’s rank is in. So what do you think?
I’ve heard of champagne showers but this is new. Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire posted a picture on his Instagram account taking a bath in red wine. Supposedly red wine helps with his recovery by boosting circulation and other things a random study shows. Well Amar’e needs all the help health wise he can get so if it works, more power to him.
During Snoop Dogg and Iggy Azalea’s beef he compared her to Marlon Wayans character in White Chicks. When asked about it, Wayans said the comparison has been made plenty of times but Iggy looks way better and is more “f***able”. Wayans was asked again about his opinion and this time went into more detail and even brought up Nick Young aka Swaggy P.
I assumed the “trust issues” in Matt Barnes and Gloria Govan’s marriage stemmed from cheating but it looks like there may be another issue. According to a lawsuit, Govan has been accused of forging the NBA star’s signature to take out a $150k loan!
It looks like Aaron Hernandez just needed a change of scenary. Ever since he relocated to a new jail, Hernandez has been a “model citizen”. You may remember he was charged with assault for beating up a fellow inmate and threatened to shoot and kill a guard at the other jail. He was not allowed to watch TV but since he has good behavior, now he can watch the Patriots if he wants to.
Cue LA Clippers part two but smaller players. Bruce Levenson is selling his share of the Atlanta Hawks after a “racist” email he sent a couple of years ago was revealed. So far there are about six potential buyers including Dominique Wilkins but he isn’t the only retired NBA that’s interested, Chris Webber is as well.