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Kobe Becomes First Athlete To Win An Oscar, Lebron Send Congrats

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Words by Nick Slay Kobe Bryant now adds an Oscar to his impressive collection of NBA Championships, Gold Medals, and sports awards. In a night full of milestones and historic firsts, Bryant’s win for, “Best Animated Short” was no different. The animated feature that is set to his memorable poem, “Dear Basketball,” was Bryant’s open […]

Big Wins for Black Story Tellers from Last Night’s Oscars

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The past 2 years in film has displayed one thing: diversity works. With the box office blockbusters, Black Panthers and Get Out (both starring Daniel Kaluuya) in the past year, young black stars are getting the opportunity to create. Kaluuya was nominated for Best Actor. Get Out, winner of Best Original Screenplay at the 90th Academy […]

Kobe Bryant Cops Oscar, #MeToo Supporters Not Happy About It

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Even in retirement, Kobe Bryant is out here winning major awards. The former Los Angeles Lakers star won an Oscar in the animated short category for Dear Basketball, a poem he wrote after ending his 20-year career on the court in 2016. When Kobe accepted his award, he took all of 26 seconds to take […]

Kobe Bryant Could Soon Add An Oscar Award To His Trophy Case

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Life after retirement just got a little bit sweeter for Kobe Bryant. Bryant’s short animated film Dear Basketball will be competing against Garden Party (by Victor Caire and Gabriel Grapperon), Lou (by Dave Mullins and Dana Murray), Negative Space (by Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata) and Revolting Rhymes (by Jakob Schuh and Jan Lachauer) for […]

Kobe Bryant is Teaming up with ESPN for a New Sports Show


Words by Roman White Kobe Bryant is teaming up with ESPN for a new show called Detail. The show will be a basketball analysis show written, produced, and hosted by the GOAT himself. The ESPN press release reads, “In Detail, viewers will experience unparalleled game observations from Bryant as if he were one of the […]

Floyd Mayweather Wants to Play Kobe Bryant 1-on-1 for $1 Million

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Although Kobe Bryant’s jerseys are retired, Floyd Mayweather wants him to suit up one last time. Bryant took to Instagram to share the production of an animated short film he’s working on titled, Dear Basketball. The flick is almost like an intimate “confessional,” as the animator Glen Keane puts it. Bryant describes everything that he […]

Los Angeles Lakers to Retire Both of Kobe Bryant’s Jersey Numbers

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Kobe Bryant’s jersey is officially getting put to rest. But the big question is which one of his numbers will be getting the royal treatment? Both! Before the Lakers versus Golden State Warriors game, there will be a ceremony to retire Kobe’s #8 and #24 jerseys. This makes Black Mamba the first Laker team member to […]

The LA Lakers Are Planning To Retired Kobe Bryant’s No. 8 & No. 24 Jerseys


The Black Mamba will have two jerseys hung up in the rafters of the Staples Arena. Today, the Lakers organization have announced that they will retired the #8 and #24 jersey worn by 5-time NBA World Champion, Kobe Bryant. On December 18, the Lakers will be facing the reigning NBA World Champions, Golden State Warriors. […]

Kobe Bryant And LeBron James Take Shots At Donald Trump On Twitter


NBA Players all-over the league have expressed their disappointment in President Trump… The NBA and sports all-together have not been silent over the past few days involving the recent violence that took place in Charlottesville, Virgina over the weekend. LeBron James and many others have taken to social media to express their opinions. Kobe Bryant […]

The First Images Of The Nike Kobe A.D. NXT In Dark Grey

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Nike has blessed some sneakerheads with a preview of the Nike Kobe A.D. NXT in dark grey just after sharing the triple black colorway with us. The shoe comes contrasted within a dark grey upper with accents of white and black throughout the shoe, coming decked out with a flyknit shrouded upper on top of […]

Kobe Bryant And Nike Launched Mamba League In Los Angeles

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Giving back to the growing community in Los Angeles of course, Nike basketball and the legendary Kobe Bryant teamed up to create the mamba league. The inaugural season took place in four different communities with Watts, Whittier, West San Gabriel Valley and Monterey Park as kids were given a positive experience through hoops. “This is more […]

Earl ‘The Pearl’ Monroe Says AAU Has Weakened Basketball


When former New York Knicks superstar Earl ‘The Pearl’ Monroe speaks, you listen. Four time NBA All Star, NBA Champion and one of the NBA’s 50 Greatest Players, Monroe chatted appeared on the Scoop B Radio Podcast and discussed his views on AAU basketball. “We have seen a change in what basketball is and what it […]

Lakers Are Eyeing Kobe Bryant’s Agent As The Next General Manager


Will hoop fans witness the return of the #KOBESYSTEM?! So far, it’s looking like it. According to sources, the Lakers are planning on hiring a familiar face that introduced the world to arguably the greatest Laker to ever suit up in Tinseltown. Agent Rob Pelinka has emerged as the #1 option to take over the […]

Kendall Marshall On Kobe Bryant: “He Always Says What He Feels”


Kobe Bryant recently debuted “Canvas,” an ESPN segment that focuses on how to effectively guard top NBA players through the eyes Bryant. One was recently released and focuses on how to guard Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James. Although retired, it has been pretty well documented that Bryant is particular on how he prepares for big […]