For the first time, former Bulls and Lakers coach Phil Jackson is making the comparison the sporting world has waited for.
Dwight Howard scored 16 points and grabbed 21 rebounds, Kobe Bryant chipped in with 19 points, nine assists and seven rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Chicago Bulls 90-81 Sunday.
As the Bulls near the halfway point of the season, their most important piece is getting close to a major step forward in his comeback.
If Kobe Bryant wants to reach his elusive sixth NBA Championship, tying him with Michael Jordan, he’ll reportedly have just two seasons to do so.
Let the debate begin.
While Kobe Bryant was in China on a promotional tour, the super star stopped by a charity basketball game, with teams made up of local pop stars.
The United States men’s basketball team defeated Argentina 109-83 on Friday and will play against Spain for the gold medal on Sunday.
Michael Jordan said there’s no way Kobe Bryant and this year’s USA Olympic basketball team could’ve beaten the 1992 Dream Team.
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The Bulls may have finished the regular season with the NBA’s best record, but the team still couldn’t manage to land a single player on the three All-NBA teams.
Russell Westbrook scored 28 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Lakers 106-90 to eliminate the Lakers in five games.
Russell Westbrook scored 10 of his 37 points during a stirring fourth-quarter comeback, Kevin Durant added 31 points and hit the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 13.7 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder seized control of the second-round series with a 103-100 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 4 on Saturday night.
Kobe Bryant didn’t miss on 18 free throws and scored 14 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied late for a 99-96 victory over Oklahoma City in Game 3 on Friday night, cutting the Thunder’s second-round series lead to 2-1.
Kevin Durant scored 22 points and rattled in the go-ahead basket on a baseline runner with 18 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder scored the final nine points to rally for a 77-75 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals Wednesday night.
Metta World Peace has been suspended for seven games without pay for elbowing Oklahoma City Thunder guard James Harden, the NBA has announced.
With the Clippers losing, the Los Angeles Lakers win the Pacific Division and clinch the 3rd spot in the Western Conference.
Kobe Bryant took Michael Jordan’s record, but nearly lost the game to LeBron James, as well as the Buls’ Derrick Rose and first-time All-Star Luol Deng, as the West held off a furious comeback by the East to win the NBA All-Star game 152-149 Sunday.
The Bulls confirmed that Luol Deng did indeed suffer a torn ligament in his left wrist but Deng said he is opting not to have surgery.
Derrick Rose scored 22 points and hit a short go-ahead jumper with 4.8 seconds to play, and the Chicago Bulls rallied from an 11-point deficit in the final four minutes for a 88-87 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.
The Bulls say they expect Kobe Bryant will be playing with the Los Angeles Lakers on Christmas Day despite a wrist injury, and they’re preparing to take on the challenge.