NBA: Anthony Davis Says Kobe Bryant Taught Him How to be a Leader


If you want to learn how to be a leader, Kobe Bryant is definitely someone who can give you words of wisdom.  Anthony Davis got some quality time with the Black Mamba in the summer of 2015 at a Nike event.  It was also Bryant who, more than anyone on the gold medal-winning 2012 U.S. Olympic squad, took the most interest in Davis, the lone college player on the team.  Having just signed a five-year contract extension to stay in New Orleans, Davis felt it was time to take ownership of his team. He asked Bryant for advice.

(Photo) NBA: Kobe Bryant’s Face Mask Hits Auction Block & Expected to Bring In Thousands!


Now that Kobe Bryant is retired, all of his memorabilia is worth much more, even his face mask.

(Video) Sports: Fans Chant ‘Kobe’ as LeBron James Enters LA Rams Game


The Los Angeles Rams played their first home game in their new town and some big stars came through, including LeBron James.  The LA crowd, however, didn’t give him a warm welcome.

(Photo) NBA: Kobe Bryant Congratulates Shaq On His Hall Of Fame Induction


The careers of Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant will forever be connected and they both played major roles in each others greatness. Sure they have had their personal issues on occasion over the years but all that is in the past. Kobe took to his Instagram account yesterday to congratulate the big fella on his induction and in about five years I’m sure Shaq will be doing the same to Kobe.

NBA: Phil Jackson Revealed He Briefly Considered Trading Kobe Bryant To Detroit For Grant Hill


Phil Jackson and Kobe Bryant won five NBA championships together but it almost never happened. In a recent interview with Today’s Fastbreak, the zen master revealed that the legendary partnership was very close to ending before it ever started, thanks to an immature Kobe, who at the time wasn’t found of Phil’s advice to come off the bench. It led to a trade proposal from the Pistons of Grant Hill for Kobe, which Phil says he considered before realizing Kobe would be great.

NBA: Kobe Bryant Compares Russell Westbrook To Himself (Again), Also Speaks On KD’s Decision


Kobe Bryant comparing himself to Russell Westbrook is nothing new, in fact he has done so on numerous occasions in the past couple years. During an appearance on the Jim Rome Show this week, he found himself talking about Russ again and also shared his thoughts on Kevin Durant’s decision to sign with the Warriors.

(Video) NBA: Kobe Bryant Gives Funny Speech With His Family During #KobeBryantDay

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NBA legend Kobe Bryant was blessed with his very own day in Los Angeles rightfully on August 24 (8/24), the two numbers he wore during his 20 years with the LA Lakers.

(Video) NBA: The Black Mamba Strikes A Killer Glare At A Fan

Poor Kobe…even retired he can’t catch a break. A fan videoed this once in a lifetime experience but got a little more than anticipated.

NBA: LA City Council To Declare Wednesday Kobe Bryant Day


Retirement just keeps looking better and better for The Black Mamba who recently began a venture capital firm, Bryant Stibel. The home of his former team is actually declaring a day in his name.

NBA: Kobe Bryant & Jeff Stibel Launch a $100 Million Venture Capital Fund

Kobe Bryant has been very busy during his retirement and now he has a new venture.  The former Lakers superstar set up a $100 million venture capital fund that will make investments in technology, media and data companies.

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