Russell Westbrook says he’ll honor Kobe Bryant by ‘playing for him and through him’ in Lakers uniform

As a basketball player growing up in Los Angeles in the late 1990s and early 2000s, it was impossible not to idolize and emulate Kobe Bryant on the court. It was no different for Russell Westbrook,...

Gary Payton says the 2003-04 Lakers were the first superteam, details his bond with Kobe Bryant in L.A.

Superteams are a controversial topic among NBA fans. Some fans like to see a ton of top-tier talent on the same squad, while others argue that it’s bad for league-wide parity. The origins of the superteam...

NBA players pay tribute to Lakers legend Kobe Bryant on his birthday

Los Angeles Lakers legend and Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant tragically passed away in a helicopter accident more than a year ago, but on Monday the NBA community decided to celebrate his life on what would...

Carmelo Anthony recalls epic battle vs. Kobe Bryant in 2009 NBA Western Conference Finals

Kobe Bryant’s 43rd birthday would’ve been Monday, and Carmelo Anthony is remembering the late Los Angeles Lakers’ legend by sharing a story of his “war” with Bryant during the 2009 Western Conference Finals. Anthony sat down...

Bucks win NBA Finals: Giannis Antetokounmpo reflects on Kobe Bryant challenging him to win MVP and a title

Milwaukee bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo won his first NBA title on Tuesday night, and he was also named Finals MVP. Afterward, he talked about finally completing the two challenges issued to him by late Los Angeles...