Tag Archives: Kobe Bryant

Will The Lakers Deal D-Howard Before NBA Trade Deadline?

As the calendar moves toward the end of January; we find ourselves deep into the winter of the Los Angeles Lakers discontent. Preseason predictions of the Lakers rolling through the Western Conference on the way back to the NBA Finals; … Continue reading

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Nike Unveils “Count On Kobe” Ad Campaign

It takes a lot to air a commercial for free on PRO HOOPS CENTRAL, however the new Nike campaign featuring Kobe Bryant makes the cut. The shoe company released what will most likely be a series of spots, centered around … Continue reading

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Kyrie’s Double-Double Puts Lakers In Trouble, Cavaliers Win 100-94

There truly has not been a lot to cheer about so far this season for fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers. That was until Tuesday night, when reigning NBA Rookie Of The Year, point guard Kyrie Irving returned from a stint … Continue reading

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Thunder Survive Lakers Late Push, Win 114-108

When the Los Angeles Lakers traded for Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard, before the NBA campaign began; many longtime observers of the Association expected the franchise would be riding high all season. The club’s fortunes have yet to match those … Continue reading

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Great Gatsby! Kobe And Company Hoping Steve Nash Can Help Transform Lakers

When Mike D’Antoni was the bench boss of the Phoenix Suns, he was named NBA Coach Of The Year, in his first full campaign with the organization. The key to the coach’s and his squad’s success came from a helter-skelter, fast-break … Continue reading

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First Lakers Lesson For D’Antoni, Nobody Puts Kobe In A Corner

Even if produced before you were born, odds are good that you have seen the movie “Dirty Dancing,” at least once. This coming of age tale, set in the Catskill Mountains of New York, in the early sixties; has to … Continue reading

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New-Look Lakers Just Going Through Growing Pains

The final preseason game televised by “ESPN” before the 2007-2008 campaign, was a contest between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics. Cleveland had represented the Eastern Conference in the NBA Finals the previous June, while the Celtics had undergone … Continue reading

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Will Kobe Finish His Basketball Career In Europe Or China?

Even for someone who has encountered so much success, since entering the Association back in 1996, this had to have been a very special week for Los Angeles Lakers All-Star guard Kobe Bryant. Sunday, “The Black Mamba” knocked down 17 … Continue reading

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LeBron And Kobe Should Believe Their Team Could Beat Dream Team

Controversy arose a couple of weeks ago, when Los Angeles Lakers All-Star guard and Team USA member Kobe Bryant expressed his belief that he thought the 2012 squad could beat the much heralded “Dream Team” from 1992. Basketball plans around … Continue reading

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Kobe’s Jersey Number One In International Sales

Although the Los Angeles Lakers have fallen short of reaching the NBA Finals the last two seasons, it has not seemed to have dampened enthusiasm for their All-Star veteran guard Kobe Bryant across the globe, as the “Black Mamba’s” team … Continue reading

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