Kobe Bryant

Basketball

Kobe Bryant Wants You to Fuck Off for Reminding Him He's 40 Years Old

The Los Angeles Lakers legend had a little message for everyone getting up in his mentions on his 40th birthday.
Liam Daniel Pierce
8.23.18
super bowl

Kobe Bryant Turns Into Giggling Idiot Celebrating Eagles Super Bowl Win

Kobe was dancing and giggling around while holding his baby daughter as the Philadelphia Eagles beat the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl.
Sean Newell
2.5.18
Kobe Bryant

The Lakers are Retiring Both of Kobe Bryant Jersey Numbers

Almost exactly halfway through his career, Kobe changed the number on his jersey from 8 to 24. The Lakers will retire both at a ceremony on December 18.
Sean Newell
9.12.17
Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant Roasts Jalen Rose for 81-Point Game

In a new commercial, Kobe and Jalen exchange death glares after Bryant asks for 81 olives in his martini.
Sean Newell
6.5.17
nba

Kobe Bryant Is Still Obsessed

In his new life as a "storyteller," Kobe is still telling the same story he did as a player.
David Roth
5.8.17
nba

If Devin Booker's Historic 70-Point Game Was an NBA Springtime Anomaly, Then it Was a Gorgeous One

The 70-spot may have had an empty-calorie component to it, but that's in keeping with the built-in oddity of NBA springtime.
Robert O'Connell
3.25.17
super bowl

Kobe Bryant Memorabilia Stolen from High School Alma Mater

The stolen jersey wasn't even Kobe's original high school jersey. It was a replica.
Brian Blickenstaff
2.7.17
Podcasts

The Kobe Bryant Personality Test: COOKIES 37 with Andrew Kuo

Artist Andrew Kuo joins the Cookies podcast for a discussion of Kristaps Porzingis' greatness, the Minnesota Timberwolves' disappointing start, and more.
VICE Sports
12.15.16
vice sports q&a

VICE Sports Q&A: James Worthy

The NBA Hall of Famer dishes on the surprising Los Angeles Lakers, the league, and Kobe Bryant.
Mike Piellucci
11.24.16
nba

Ray Allen and the Art of Letting Go

Ray Allen was one of the greatest scorers of his era, and then became a champion by refining his game down to its essence. It makes sense he'd leave at the right time.
David Roth
11.1.16
nba

Kobe Bryant Once Smelled Hangover on Luke Walton at Practice, and Went for the Jugular

Here's a hot tip: don't invite Kobe to your bachelor party.
Liam Daniel Pierce
10.14.16
nba

While NBA Stars Keep Retiring, Dirk Nowitzki Continues His Unprecedented Run

What Dirk Nowitzki is doing at his age, at his size, is quite literally unprecedented in NBA history. His peers on the court—Kobe, KG, Tim Duncan, Paul Pierce—have retired or are about to, but the Dallas Mavericks star has barely slowed down.
​Jared Dubin
10.6.16