Kobe Bryant’s Last NBA Game: His Departure is Overdue

Tonight, Kobe Bryant will lace up his Nike basketball shoes and play his final NBA game against the Utah Jazz. And, I’m particularly happy, no ecstatic, that the Black Mamba will finally be slithering away. His departure is overdue. The … Continue reading

Kobe Bryant Passes Michael Jordan on NBA Career Scoring List, But…

Yesterday, Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant climbed up another rung on the all-time NBA scoring leader board. He passed Michael Jordan and now finds himself in third place on the list behind Kareem Abdul Jabbar and Karl Malone. But, last … Continue reading

LA Lakers Feeling Kobe Bryant’s Black Mamba Bite

The Los Angeles Lakers are now finding out that Kobe Bryant’s, or the Black Mamba’s bite, is a lot worse than they ever imagined. In Henry Abbott’s lengthy, unflattering piece in this week’s ESPN The Magazine, the columnist portrays Kobe … Continue reading

LA Lakers’ Kobe Bryant Struggles in Tepid NBA Return

However, last night during his eagerly anticipated return from a debilitating Achilles tear, the Los Angeles Lakers icon struggled. He painfully showed an awaiting basketball audience that the feared competitive chomp and brilliant basketball burst are still sorely missing from basketball’s Black Mamba’s bite.

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