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  • Sep 21, 2014
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Kobe Bryant

Bryant-less Lakers try new combinations in China

With an injured Kobe Bryant on the bench, the Los Angeles Lakers will be looking at different player combinations when they play the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night.

Tuesday, 15 October, 2013, 9:34am

Kobe declares season over with 'probable' torn Achilles

Kobe Bryant declared his season over after scoring 34 points before leaving the game with a likely torn Achilles tendon, as the Los Angeles Lakers kept their play-off hopes alive with a 118-116 win over Golden State.

14 Apr 2013 - 4:44am

Kobe Bryant severely sprains ankle in loss to Atlanta Hawks

Bryant tried to tie the game on a baseline jumper in the final seconds when he collided with Dahntay Jones and came down on his foot. The 15-time NBA all-star Bryant missed the shot and dropped to the court in pain. He eventually got up and walked off under his own power.

15 Mar 2013 - 6:46am

Kobe scores 40, Lakers hold off Blazers 111-107

Kobe Bryant scored 40 points, Dwight Howard had 19 points and 16 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers capped a trying week with a gritty 111-107 victory over the slumping Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night.

23 Feb 2013 - 7:04pm

Howard, Bryant fuel Lakers in blowout over Bucks

Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant formed a dominant inside-outside combination to maintain the Los Angeles Lakers’ winning momentum with a 104-88 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday.

16 Jan 2013 - 4:03pm

Bryant attracts over 340,000 Twitter fans

You can add Kobe Bryant’s name to the list of National Basketball Association stars who are reaching out to fans via Twitter.

The Los Angeles Lakers player ended his holdout and set up an account on the social media network on Friday, tweeting: “The antisocial has become social.”

5 Jan 2013 - 2:19pm

Kobe Bryant joins elite club on 30,000 points

Before Kobe Bryant had even turned in his latest dominant performance, NBA commissioner David Stern sought him out to offer a congratulatory handshake for the extraordinary scoring milestone the Lakers star was about to surpass.

7 Dec 2012 - 3:04am

Jackson accuses Lakers of being 'slimy' during coach job negotiations

Phil Jackson has accused the Los Angeles Lakers of "slimy" negotiations in their search to fill the head coaching position left vacant by the firing of Mike Brown.

Jackson said he met Lakers' brass for 1-1/2 hours at his home last Saturday and was then woken by a phone call at midnight on Sunday to tell him that Mike D'Antoni had been given the job instead.

15 Nov 2012 - 3:26am

Bryant, Lakers chase milestone titles

The Los Angeles Lakers and superstar Kobe Bryant are chasing twin milestone titles as the 67th NBA season opens this morning (Hong Kong time), counting on two key additions to help them regain Western Conference supremacy.

With one more title, the Lakers can match the Boston Celtics' record of 17 NBA crowns, while Bryant could match Michael Jordan's six career championships.

31 Oct 2012 - 12:27am

NBA season to kick off with Miami as favourites

LeBron James had yet to claim an NBA championship when he arrived in Miami two years ago, boldly predicting multiple title runs with Heat teammates Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade.

30 Oct 2012 - 3:00am