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Aug 28, 2014
Lakers physical therapist Judy Seto called Kobe Bryant's pain tolerance the highest that I’ve ever seen.
Celtics Today Aug 29, 2014

Kobe Bryant looking at Paul Pierce for inspiration

I can remember Paul Pierce saying on two occasions that he was the best in the world. The first was when he led the Celtics to the Eastern Conference Finals in 2002, and after the Celtics won the title in 2008. Paul Pierce was easily a top 10 player at one time. The great thing about Pierce is that he's stayed consistent through the years, and he's out lasted many of his peers.. Now Kobe is looking up to Paul Pierce for inspiration at the age of 36. CSNNEChris Ballard’s brilliant profile of Bryant at Sports Illustrated (and related pieces) is the gift that keeps on giving with great...
Rotoworld Aug 28, 2014

Laker's PT raves about Kobe's pain tolerance - Kobe Bryant (G/F) Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers physical therapist Judy Seto called Kobe Bryant's pain tolerance the highest that I’ve ever seen.
Boston Globe Aug 27, 2014

Why is Kobe Bryant Studying Paul Pierce's Game at Age 36?

Kobe Bryant is trying to adapt his game at age 36 and he's looking to an unlikely source for some help: long-time rival Paul Pierce.
CSN Washington Aug 27, 2014

Kobe Bryant analyzing Paul Pierce's game

The one thing Kobe Bryant has done over the course of his career is adept and according to Sports Illustrated he's studying the game of Paul Pierce.
NetsDaily Aug 26, 2014
Kobe Bryant: Deron Williams 'psyched himself out' of Game 2 against the Miami Heat

Kobe Bryant: Deron Williams 'psyched himself out' of Game 2 against the Miami Heat

Following Chris Ballad's fantastic longform piece on Kobe Bryant last week, the SI writer released a series of topics that was discussed with Bryant and people close to him. One section, titled, "Kobe on... Confidence," was particular interesting. To no surprise Bryant has extreme confidence in his game and believes that he is the best to ever play. Gotham Chopra, the director of "Kobe Bryant's Muse," a documentary on the guard set to be released in November, recounts a conversation with Bryant that depicts his confidence. Gotham Chopra, the director of “Kobe Bryant’s Muse”, an...
Boston Globe Aug 25, 2014

Kobe Bryant Trash-Talked LeBron James Via Text Message After 'The Decision'

Kobe Bryant's trash talk doesn't stop during the offseason apparently. A new report indicates the Lakers' star took some shots at LeBron James via text in the summer of 2010.
Silver Screen and Roll Aug 23, 2014

Happy Birthday, Kobe Bryant!

The Black Mamba turns 36 today. Happy Birthday Kobe Bryant! The five-time NBA champion turns 36 today, and we want to take a moment and wish him well and thank him on this day. It's also a great excuse to post whatever the heck we want about Kobe in this little hub, and in the comments. I'll kick it off with a 30 minute highlight reel featuring his playoff hits through the Lakers' from 2008-2012. Enjoy. This is also a good moment to thank Molly Martirez for making the banner above for the Black Mamba. Here's to (at least) a few more Kobe birthdays to celebrate while he's still wearing...
Silver Screen and Roll Aug 19, 2014

The Credits: "The Bucket List" - Lakers Links

Starring Kobe Bryant, who posted his own "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge" video yesterday on his Twitter account. Lakers News Kobe Bryant, Pat Riley join ALS ice bucket challenge ranks | ProBasketballTalk Derek Fisher Nominates Kobe Bryant For Ice Bucket Challenge | Lakers Nation Very cool, distracting LED court from Kobe Bryant’s China tour. He has no idea how it works. | ProBasketballTalk Rare Footage And Interview Of Kobe Bryant In High School | Lakers Nation Here’s your Taiwanese statue of naked Kobe Bryant wrestling a black mamba | ProBasketballTalk INSTAGRAM: Nick Young Calls Out...
Oklahoman Aug 8, 2014
Kevin Durant defends Kobe Bryant on Twitter

Kevin Durant defends Kobe Bryant on Twitter

Erik Horne[img url=https://blog.newsok.com/dittocontent/uploads/sites/10/2014/08/Kevin-Durant.jpg]3189960[/img] Kevin Durant thinks Kobe Bryant is one of the all-time greats.Read more on NewsOK.com
Los Angeles Times Aug 6, 2014

Kevin Durant passes Kobe Bryant as favorite player among NBA rookies

Kobe Bryant has fallen behind Oklahoma City All-Star Kevin Durant, at least according to 38 rookies polled by NBA.com.
Silver Screen and Roll Jul 30, 2014
The Credits:

The Credits: "Together Again" - Lakers Links

Kobe Bryant and Byron Scott played together for one season, Kobe's rookie campaign. Now, Kobe may end his career playing for his former teammate...if Scott lasts two years. Lakers News Byron Scott Comes Home | Los Angeles Lakers Byron Scott Introductory Press Conference | Los Angeles Lakers Byron Scott Introduced as Head Coach | Los Angeles Lakers Byron Scott faces unrealistic expectations with current version of Los Angeles Lakers - ESPN Los Angeles Byron Scott introduced as new Los Angeles Lakers coach - ESPN Los Angeles Byron Scott the right man for Kobe, Lakers - Los Angeles Lakers...

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