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Kobe Bryant’s Most Memorable Performances: Back on Top (2009-2012)

Kobe Bryant’s Most Memorable Performances: Back on Top (2009-2012)


With two more championships in 2009 and 2010, Kobe has tied Magic Johnson with five and sits one away from tying Michael Jordan. He now sits sixth on the All-Time scoring list behind former teammate Shaquille O’Neal. By the end of the 2011-2012 season, he could become the youngest player in NBA history to reach 30,000 […]

Kobe Bryant’s Most Memorable Performances: The Emergence of the Black Mamba (2005-2008)

Kobe Bryant’s Most Memorable Performances: The Emergence of the Black Mamba (2005-2008)


After Shaquille O’Neal was traded away to the Miami Heat, Kobe was given full reign of the new-look Los Angeles Lakers. It was rough playing with teammates like Smush Parker and Kwame Brown listed as starters. But somehow Kobe used that opportunity as a time to make history and seal his legacy. The amount of […]

Kobe Bryant’s Most Memorable Performances: The Dynasty Years (2001-2004)

Kobe Bryant’s Most Memorable Performances: The Dynasty Years (2001-2004)


This time period was bitter-sweet for Kobe and Co. The feud between Kobe and Shaq was in its most intense stages and made very public to the media. However, for the most part the Lakers were still able to go about business as usual completing a three-peat (00,01,02) making Kobe the youngest player in NBA […]

Kobe Bryant’s Most Memorable Performances: The Embryonic Stage (1996-2000)

Kobe Bryant’s Most Memorable Performances: The Embryonic Stage (1996-2000)


This edition of Kobe Bryant’s Most Memorable Performances highlights the first four seasons of the young guard out of Lower Merion High School. Afro Kobe. The ridiculously athletic with jump-out-the-gym hops Kobe. Number 8. Before the beef with Shaq. Before the dynasty. Before the trial. Before the number change. This is Kobe in his rawest form. You […]

A Blast From the Past: 2001 NBA Finals


This time 10 years ago, the Los Angeles Lakers were ahead two games to one against the Philadelphia 76ers looking to take a commanding 3-1 series lead en route to their second of three straight titles from 2000-2002. It’s hard to believe that it’s been that long since the Kobe and Shaq era (my favorite […]

NBA lockout on the horizon


This NBA Finals series has a lot more at stake than many fans may believe. The idea of LeBron’s tainted legacy if the Heat lose is the least of the worries lingering in the air as we all wait for a champion to be announced between the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat. As the 2009-10 […]

Scottie Pippen Says LeBron James is the Best Player of All Time


Scottie Pippen delivered a shock to many basketball fans this morning on ESPN’s Mike and Mike in the Morning praising LeBron James as the best player to ever play in the National Basketball Association. Scottie was quoted saying: “Michael Jordan is probably the greatest scorer to ever play in the game. But I may go […]