(Video) NBA: President Obama Channeled His Inner Kobe Bryant Last Night & Kobe Responds


President Obama borrowed a page from Kobe Bryant last night as he finished off the White House Correspondents Dinner. The POTUS had the crowd eating from the palm of his hands as he addressed them for the final time of his presidency and will likely be one of the final big gatherings before he leaves office. The President closed his speech with “Obama Out” and even went all out with the mic drop. Kobe Bryant must have been watching from home because he responded on twitter shortly after.

(Photo) NBA: Pieces Of Staples Center Hardwood From Kobe’s Final Game Are Being Auctioned Off


The Lakers have cashed in on Kobe’s retirement tour, selling all the merchandise related to the Mamba saying farewell that they can. During the night of his final game, the Staples Center was selling hats for more than $38,000 and $24,000 respectively, among other rare, expensive items. Even after his retirement they are still cashing out, as now pieces of the floor from his final game are hitting the auction block and they aren’t cheap.

NBA: Here’s Why Kobe Bryant Hasn’t Spoken To His Parents In Three Years


With all the fan fare and admiration from his peers and the media during his farewell tour, it was easy to miss that none of Kobe’s family members were ever around. No, I’m not referring to his wife Vanessa and their children, I am referring to his parents and sisters. We didn’t see any of them at any games or on any courts as Kobe soaked in the love from fans one last time and it turns out it’s because Kobe hasn’t spoken to his parents in years and has somewhat of a rocky relationship with his sisters. As you might assume, all the hostility stems from money.

NBA: Shaq Speaks On If He Ever Really Forgave Kobe For Snitching On Him


The hype surrounding Kobe Bryant’s final game in the NBA came at a great time for the Lakers because it made people, at least temporarily, forget about the drama with D’Angelo Russell and Nick Young and the whole snitching incident between them. It is likely that Young won’t be back next season with the Lakers as they look to Russell to lead them into the future but it brought back memories of two other famous Lakers teammates bickering over a snitching incident of their own. Shaq & Kobe’s relationship soured real bad after Kobe snitched on him to police in Colorado during his interviews regarding the rape charges he was facing at the time.

NBA: Nick Young Alleges Kobe Refused To Sign His Adidas Kicks & Threw Them In The Trash Instead


It has been a rough few weeks for Nick Young to say the least. His relationship at home with fiance Iggy Azalea is on the rocks thanks to his immature teammate D’Angelo Russell recording a not so nice conversation involving Young talking about other women. His play has been horrible and in fact he hasn’t even touched the court in a few weeks either after coach Byron Scott decided he wasn’t “mentally” with the team. As if all those things weren’t enough, according to Young, when he asked Kobe to sign his sneakers after his final game, instead of an autograph he got a reality check.

(Video) NBA: Kobe Has Adorable Handshake With His Daughter & Matching Retirement Rings With Wife

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Wednesday night was historic and epic for basketball fans.  Though the Warriors set a new record with a 73-9 season, it was Kobe Bryant who stole the show.  #MambaDay took over as Kobe put on his uniform and laced up his kicks for one final game.

#MusicStillMatters NEW MUSIC: ILOVEMAKONNEN – Black Mamba


Makonnen pays homage to Kobe on new record “Black Mamba”.

(Video/Photos) NBA: Jay Z, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar & More Go Crazy as Kobe Drops 60pts in Final Game


Kobe Bryant’s final game in the NBA at the Staples Center was a star-studded event.  Jay Z, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Snoop Dogg and more were all in the building.

(Video) NBA: Past & Present Lakers, Durant, LeBron & More Honor Kobe Bryant in Epic Tribute Videos

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April 13, #MambaDay was as epic as we all expected it to be.  Prior to the game, the Lakers honored Kobe Bryant with amazing tribute videos.

NBA: It’s #MambaDay Create Your Own Poster of Why You Hate or Love Kobe Bryant Here!

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The day has finally come, Kobe Bryant will put on his uniform and lace up his kicks, playing his last game in the NBA.  The Black Mamba is retiring after 20 seasons in the league.  Everybody from Kendrick Lamar, the ladies of The Real, and 34 Nike athletes including LeBron James, Serena Williams, Kevin Durant and more, have all shown their love and respect for Kobe.  Now here’s your chance!

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