Nike has released an ad hailing Kobe Bryant’s “relentless drive” that coincides with his return to the court for the Lakers on Sunday. Dubbed “Kobe Comeback,” the 30-second, black-and-white spot includes a voiceover narrated by rapper/actor Ice Cube. The spot features footage of Bryant tearing his Achilles tendon in an April game against the Warriors, and […]
National Post 15 hours ago
Amir Johnson scored a career-high 32 points in the trade-depleted Toronto Raptors' 106-94 victory over Los Angeles
Lakers Now | Los Angeles Times 15 hours ago
In honor of Kobe Bryant's return Sunday night from an Achilles' tendon injury, Nike paid tribute to Bryant in a commercial.
Lakers Blog | Orange County Register 14 hours ago
LOS ANGELES – For the Lakers and their fans, it was the moment they had waited for eight months to see. Kobe Bryant back in a game jersey, back in the lineup, back on the floor. For many of the younger players, it also was their first chance to be...
Silver Screen and Roll 15 hours ago
Unsurprisingly, Kobe Bryant looked off the pace in his return to the court after missing 8 months. Unfortunately, the rest of his starting lineup joined him. It is inevitable that a person doing something for the first time in eight months will not be as good at it as they normally are. It is therefore...
NBA 13 hours ago
Take a look at some of Kobe Bryant's highlights from his first game back from injury. Visit nba.com/video for more highlights. About the NBA: The NBA is the premier professional basketball league in the United States and Canada. The league is truly glo
Some points on the game will follow for those who came here for the PPG and not more trade analysis. Initial thoughts on the deal sending Rudy Gay to Sacramento for salary cap flexibility and some “maybes” is here. Breaking it down a bit more: - Letting Bryan Colangelo stick around and execute the Gay [...]
The Point Forward | SI.com 12 hours ago
Nick Young absolutely bricked a 360 degree spinning lay-up during the Lakers’ 106-94 home loss to the Raptors on Friday. With the Raptors leading 82-75 with a little more than nine minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, Young received the ball in the right corner...
Canis Hoopus 6 hours ago
Just some notes for your morning cup of Canis. Masai Ujiri managed to rid the Raptors of Rudy Gay in a trade with the Sacramento Kings in which the Kings take Gay and his horrific $19M player option for next season in exchange for parts (John Salmons, Chuck Hayes,...
Raptors HQ 8 hours ago
The Raptors end their five-game losing streak with a win over the Lakers with a final score of 106-95. Amir Johnson had a career high of 32 points. Tonight marked the start of the post-Rudy Gay era for the Toronto Raptors. Farewell to Rudy Gay, Quincy Acy and...
The point guard who has been sidelined since Nov. 10 because of nerve damage in his back says he doesn't know when he will be able to play for a sustainable period.One-half of the Lakers' 30-something backcourt returned to action Sunday. But what about Steve Nash ?
Rotoworld 3 hours ago
Steve Nash (nerves) isn't sure when he might return to the Lakers' lineup.
Pau Gasol appeared often times out of step in the Lakers' 106-94 loss to Toronto largely because he still is bothered by a sprained right ankle. But he refused to blame the sore ankle on his poor shooting night in which he missed eight of 11 shots...
Rotoworld 15 hours ago
Pau Gasol said that his sore right ankle affected him during Sunday's game, which he finished with seven points and eight rebounds in 24 minutes.
Lakers Nation 13 hours ago
Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni talks about Kobe's return and decision to take Xavier Henry out and play Bryant in the fourth quarter, D'Antoni also discusses Gasol's struggles.