Kobe Went #MonsterMamba In The Gym at 4 a.m. After Lakers Announced Jersey Retirement (Photos)

Done at 6am #chinatimezone #4amclub #monstermamba A post shared by Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) on Sep 12, 2017 at 3:10pm PDT Kobe Bryant has officially made it. The man who spent his childhood dreaming of being drafted by the L.A. Lakers — will have his numbers lifted to the rafters. Bryant actually was in China when

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Watch Kobe Read His Retirement Letter With Help From L.A. Philharmonic Orchestra (Video)

Is Kobe Bryant taking his talents to the theater? The retired Lakers legend and entrepreuner stopped by the Hollywood Bowl, to read his retirement letter, “Dear Basketball,” with help from the legendary L.A. Philharmonic Orchestra. TMZ Sports was on hand to get video of Bryant working with famous conductor John Williams, with an animated film

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Kobe Chimes in on Twitter about Kyrie’s Mamba Mentality

Kyrie Irving is a stone cold killa on the basketball court, and Kobe Bryant loves every fiber of it. Irving said that he channeled his inner Kobe Bryant during his team’s 93–89 win in Game 7 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors last June. With the Cavs on the brink of elimination

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Kobe on DeRozan Inspiring Next Generation as Raptors Star Unveils Compton #KobeAD PE (Photos)

DeMar DeRozan is tough, but can the Compton born shooting guard and Raptors star really carry on Kobe Bryant’s legacy by wearing his shoes? DeRozan was inspired by and became Bryant’s biggest fan while watching Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Western Conference Semi-Finals when a young Kobe infamously airballed three or four straight shots

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Kobe Gifts Oregon with New Nike Kobe A.D. NXT For Final Four (Photos)

Dope move by the Black Mamba, but you knew Nike would make sure the Oregon Ducks were fresh regardless for the Final Four. As they prepared to battle the No. 1 North Carolina Tar Heels on Saturday hoping to claim its spot in the championship game against either Gonzaga or South Carolina — the Ducks

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Kobe Selling Ugly Holiday ‘Swishmas’ Sweaters to Benefit his Foundation (Photos)

Everybody loves the ugly Christmas sweater — so Kobe Bryant is hoping to raise some cash off the craze. Bryant took to social media to announce that he’ll be selling “Merry Swishmas” sweatshirts featuring himself in a Santa Claus outfit and either a No. 24 or No. 8 jersey. All of the proceeds from the

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Shaquille O’Neal on son Shareef: He doesn’t need to train with Kobe

I’d love to see the young kid at Georgetown, but that’s just my opinion. The Diesel and Kobe Bryant may have made up, but that doesn’t mean the former Lakers star wants his son working out with Kobe Bryant. “[Shareef] don’t need to [train with Bryant],” O’Neal told CBS Sports while promoting American Express’ Shop

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Watch Dope Mixtape Featuring The 1996 NBA Draft Class (Video)

The 1984 NBA Draft will go down as one of the best ever, with Hakeem Olajuwon, Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley and John Stockton being some of the players drafted who’ve already been named Hall of Famers or will be. The 2003 NBA draft class was deep as well — featuring the likes of LeBron

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Kobe Befriends Kid Battling Rare, Incurable Disease (Photos)

Kobe Bryant is making big moves in retirement, and even found time to make himself a new friend. The future Hall of Famer shared a photo Friday of himself with a young boy who suffers from Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) — an incurable disease. Meet Alexander-a great kid fighting Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Help by visiting

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Kobe Congratulates ‘Big Brother’ Shaq on HOF Induction (Photos)

Shaquille O’Neal wasn’t sure Kobe Bryant would congratulate him on his induction to the Hall of Fame, but the Black Mamba came in style for The Diesel. After telling reporters Thursday that he hadn’t heard a word from his former Lakers teammate — Bryant posted a congratulatory message on Instagram. Flip The Page below To

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