“When I step on the court, I am that killer snake,  I’m stone cold”: Kobe Bryant talks about earning the nickname Black Mamba

NBA legend Kobe Bryant talks about being a different animal when he steps on the hardwood and his killer instinct. It’s been two years since we lost one of the greatest basketball players in a horrifying accident. However, his legacy…

“Kobe Bryant is probably the reason why we didn’t lose”: When Phil Jackson lauded the Black Mamba after his 52-point performance in the 108-104 OT win over the Mavs

14 years ago today, a prime Kobe Bryant scored 30 of his 52 points in the 4th quarter and OT to help the Lakers defeat the Dirk Nowitzki-led Mavs 108-104. Kobe Bryant had some incredible performances during his 2007-2008 MVP…

The Knicks Mix: 10 Years of Linsanity

It was a rush that could almost be akin to madness, hysteria, insanity; a rush that Knicks’ fans—and so many more around the world—felt for a few short weeks in February 2012. It was Linsanity. – Karan Madhok / @KaranMadhok1…

“Kobe Bryant had once scored 63-points as an 8-year old”: The Black Mamba leaves an interviewer stunned, narrating how he understood the game from a very tender age

NBA legend Kobe Bryant once revealed he scored 63-points as an 8-year old, adding he had the advantage of dribbling with his left hand. One of the greatest players to ever pick up the basketball, Kobe Bryant was an inspiration…

“Kobe Bryant had signed with TNT’s Inside the NBA but wasn’t interested in the PR and promotions”: Charles Barkley makes a startling revelation about the Black Mamba

Hall of Famer and Inside the NBA analyst Charles Barkley reveals the late Kobe Bryant had signed a deal with Turner Sports but would turn it down later. When we talk about pre-game shows, Inside the NBA is right there…

“I tore my house up after you won your 5th ring!”: Shaq admitted to going on a rampage after Kobe Bryant got one more championship than him in 2010

Shaq told Kobe Bryant to his face that he tore his house up after seeing Bryant win one more championship than him in 2010.  The turn of the century saw perhaps the most dominant duo win three straight championships to…

“I would not accept this award unless Kobe Bryant gave it to me”: When Shaquille O’Neal only wanted ‘the greatest player in basketball’ to present him with an award after winning the 2001 title

Back in 2001, Shaquille O’Neal agreed to accept an award only if Kobe Bryant, “the greatest player in basketball”, presented him with the trophy. The Kobe Bryant–Shaquille O’Neal pairing was one of the greatest duos the league has ever seen.…

“You shouldn’t need recruiting to come to the Lakers”: Kobe Bryant reveals the pressure of following his and Magic Johnson’s footsteps in an old clip

Kobe Bryant reveals what it takes to play for an iconic franchise like the LA Lakers, talking about dealing with the pressures and the legacy. A franchise that has had the likes of Jerry West, Elgin Baylor, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem…

“Tim Tebow is more box office than Kobe Bryant or LeBron James”: Recalling one of Skip Bayless’ wildest claims regarding ex-Broncos QB and NBA stars

Tim Tebow made headlines when he played quarterback for the NFL, for his style and play, but was he ever a bigger box office draw than Kobe Bryant and LeBron James. The former Denver Broncos quarterback and brief-Jaguars tight end…

“You thought you was Kobe? You’re not Kobe, Why are you talking, Paul Pierce?”: Despite being a Hall of Fame player, The Truth did not end his career with a swansong

Paul Pierce had a legendary career – but it did not end like how other peers bowed out from the game  After winning the 2008 Finals MVP, Paul Pierce was on top of the world. He had just beaten his…