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Kobe On Wes Johnson’s Missed Free Throws: ‘Good For Him’

During Tuesday night's game, Kobe Bryant hit three clutch shots and gave the Lakers a late lead. The shots added to Bryant's long resume of game-winning performances, but a pair of missed free throws by Wesley Johnson allowed the Suns to send the game into overtime where the Lakers fell, 114-108. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- Despite the missed opportunity, Bryant ...

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Kobe Bryant Comments On ESPN The Magazine Article

The biggest story in all of basketball yesterday was Henry Abbott's article for ESPN The Magazine questioning whether Kobe Bryant is the reason for the Los Angeles Lakers' downfall over the last few years. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- The article contained a number of quotes that painted Kobe in a negative light and was not well received by many. After tonight's 1 ...

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VIDEO: Kobe Bryant Hits Three Clutch Shots In Final Minutes

The Los Angeles Lakers fought their way back again in a preseason game Tuesday night and found themselves in a close match with the Phoenix Suns. With the score close in the final minutes, Kobe Bryant took control just as he has done in the past. The first basket came with just over two minutes left in the game and tied it at 88 apiece. Bryant took the ball at the elbow and drove towards the baseline to hit ...

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Lakers Preseason: Team Loses OT Nailbiter To The Phoenix Suns

After an excellent comeback game against the Utah Jazz on Sunday night, the Los Angeles Lakers looked to keep the momentum going in their sixth preseason match against the Phoenix Suns. In the previous game, the short-handed Lakers showed energy and toughness in the second half and forced 29 Jazz turnovers. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- Jeremy Lin made his return t ...

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Los Angeles Lakers Vs. Phoenix Suns NBA Highlights

The Los Angeles Lakers were back in action Tuesday night for a preseason bout with the Phoenix Suns. The team is coming off a win Sunday night from which they came back from 22 down to take down the Utah Jazz 98-91. Jeremy Lin made his return Tuesday, but was held out of the starting lineup as Byron Scott elected to go with Ronnie Price, Kobe Bryant, Wesley Johnson, Carlos Boozer and Jordan Hill. Check out ...

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Byron Scott Believes Lakers Would Be Playoff Team In East

Heading into the 2014-15 NBA season, there are low expectations for the Los Angeles Lakers as they are not expected to make the playoffs for the second consecutive season. With the Dallas Mavericks needing 49 games just to clinch the eighth seed last season, there is little margin for error for the Lakers as seemingly every single Western Conference team has improved. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION ...

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Lakers News: Byron Scott Thinks Wesley Johnson Lacks Confidence

Coming into this season, one player receiving a lot of praise was Wesley Johnson. Both Kobe Bryant and Byron Scott spoke on his potential as a lockdown defender coming into the season, and he spent a lot of time working out with Kobe this off-season. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- His potential on that end, however, has not manifested itself so far this preseason an ...

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VIDEO: Rare Kobe Bryant Dunk Footage From The Philippines

Entering his 19th season in the NBA, Kobe Bryant has played well as he continues to adjust his game after two consecutive season-ending injuries. In the five preseason games, the five-time champion has averaged 17.4 points and 4.4 assists in just 25.6 minutes. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- With the Los Angeles Lakers season opener against the Houston Rockets just a ...

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Lakers Vs. Suns Preview: Lakers Look To Build On Win Against Jazz

The 2014 preseason has been an up-and-down one for the Los Angeles Lakers, as they earned a victory against the Nuggets in the opener, followed by three consecutive blowout losses -- two to the Warriors and the final one to the Jazz. However, the purple and gold bounced back on Sunday, overcoming a 16-point halftime deficit to defeat Utah 98-91 in their rematch. Next up on the schedule is last season's bigg ...

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Lakers News: Team Waives Training Camp Invite Keith Appling

The Los Angeles Lakers have only three games left in the preseason before taking on Dwight Howard's Houston Rockets on Oct. 28 to begin the regular season. Roster cuts will need to be made in order to get down to the maximum of 15 players. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- With only a handful of games left, the Lakers have started sliming down the roster. The first two ...

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