Kobe Bryant: The End

originally published April 12, 2016 Kobe Bryant arrives at the arena in Phoenix, the same time as always. But nothing about this is the same. The crowd that used to loathe his every move, jeer at him, sling pejoratives and abuse are patiently waiting for him to emerge onto the court; that is the irony…

Kobe’s 56: I Was There

The most incredible effort from a single player I’ve seen in person came on January 14, 2002 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. I bought tickets at the last moment and invited a friend for a night neither of us could have expected. I had already seen plenty of games in which Kobe Bryant scored at will,…

Grin and Bear It Kobe-Philes

LeBron is going to cement his legacy when he becomes the 3rd All-Time leading scorer dropping Kobe Bryant to 4th. LeBron will have lived up to all the hype and surpassed the lofty expectations that imagined he would be the best ever. That prediction is close.

When LeBron Lands In A Kobe Town

LeBron in Los Angeles is still hard to grasp despite the visuals of a signed contract, a grinning LeBron, and a hilarious Brandon Ingram photoshop.  Over the years, the fans of Jerry Buss’ team were conditioned to dismiss anything positive about the LeBron James career, including the King himself. James wasn’t an enemy per se,…