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Kobe fans celebrate at his final game

Man poses with Kobe Bryant jersey while wearing a Lakers jersey

Brenda Mendez

April 14, 2016

Bryant ended his 20th season with the Los Angeles Lakers after being drafted in 1996 NBA draft by the Charlotte Hornets who then traded with the Lakers and the rest was history. Fans from all over world walked towards Staples Center to witness the last game of #24. A pregame mini-parade was held in...

Michael Jordan breaks boundaries becoming a billionaire

Michael Jordan was named on Forbes Billionaire List Monday, furthering his legacy as one of the most important athletes of all time. Photo courtesy of TNS

Lauren Holmes

March 5, 2015

Defy gravity. Check. Star in the highest grossing basketball film of all time. Check. Retire from the NBA to come back and win three more championships. Check. Be the first professional athlete to make the Forbes’ World’s Billionaires List. Check. This year’s edition of Forbes Billionaire List...

Kobe Bryant: Vino Uncorked for NBA TV

In his interview with NBA TV Bryant spoke of his illustrious past and cloudy future. (Illustration Thomas Gallegos) Photo credit: Thomas Gallegos

Thomas Gallegos

February 17, 2015

As seasons go, so does Kobe Bryant's filter. His name alone is polarizing, but the things he says have always been a topic of discussion. Who truly knows who Kobe Bryant really is? Now an injury-ridden,19-year vet, we have seen the peel on Bryant toward the media; once slightly torn, completely ripped...

New face for NBA All-Star Game MVP?

With former All-Star game MVP's Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade out, will a young face reach new heights All-Star Sunday? Photo credit: Thomas Gallegos

Thomas Gallegos

February 15, 2015

  The question of the basketball season; Who will win All-Star game MVP? Alright. Lets be honest. The All-Star game MVP hasn't been the topic of discussion leading up to this weekend's East vs West showdown in Brooklyn, but what really has? Other than an extremely deep three-point con...

Matador Fantasy Football Week 15, Win or go Home!!

Matador Fantasy Football Week 15, Win or go Home!!

Conner Faulk

December 13, 2014

This week Conner Faulk and Ernesto Casillas talk everything Fantasy Football, as well as a new segment called the GM Game.  This guy or that guy, HOT 5 NOT 5 all part of this weeks show.  It's playoff time and you need to win or risk waiting a whole year till Fantasy starts again. We have the information,...

Kobe Bryant’s greatness not diminished by missed shots: column

Photo courtesy of Tribune News Services.

Andrew Lim

November 14, 2014

Kobe Bryant, during a 107-102 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, made history.   He became the No.1 player in NBA history to have the most missed shots.   With 6:25 left in the game, he missed his signature fadeaway shot which was his 13th missed shot and his 13,418th miss of his c...

Patience key in historic Lakers losing streak

The Los Angeles Lakers and their fans shouldn't rush success. Time will help rebuild the team. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Services.

Alex Vejar

November 5, 2014

The Los Angeles Lakers have a worse record than the Philadelphia 76ers, who lost 26 straight games last season. That’s one of those I-Never-Thought-I’d-Say-That-Out-Loud types of statements. With their loss to the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday, the Lakers are 0-5 to start the season. Other winless t...

The triumphant return of LA’s savior

The triumphant return of LA's savior

Kevin Kiani

November 18, 2013

The city of Los Angeles collectively exhaled a sigh of relief as news broke yesterday that Kobe Bryant has been medically cleared to practice with the Lakers. That means he’s going to come back, gel with everyone and take the team on a magical run to the playoffs, win the championship and cement his l...

Kobe Bryant disrespected with No. 25 ranking

Kobe Bryant disrespected with No. 25 ranking

Brian Bernstein

October 22, 2013

Kobe Bryant finished fifth in last year’s MVP voting, averaging 27.3 points per game, the highest average by any player in NBA history to start a season at least 34 years old. But TrueHoop Network and have ranked the Black Mamba the 25th best player in the 2013-14 season. It is understanda...

NBA: Impact of sidelined superstars

NBA: Impact of sidelined superstars

Darko Debogovic

October 6, 2013

Every NBA season is riddled with injuries and 2012 was no different. Last year basketball fans saw the likes of Kobe Bryant, Russell Westbrook and Rajon Rondo all go down with injuries, creating immediate ramifications for their teams moving forward. With the preseason underway and the possibility o...

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