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#Kobe Bryant

From The42 Nike react to Oscar Pistorius' 'I am the bullet in the chamber' advert Blade Runner This post contains videos

Nike react to Oscar Pistorius' 'I am the bullet in the chamber' advert

The ad has already been pulled from the athlete’s website.

From The42 A perfectly-timed photo of LeBron James dunking on the Lakers last night Boomshakalaka

A perfectly-timed photo of LeBron James dunking on the Lakers last night

Look at the faces on Kobe and Steve Nash…

From The42 Off the record: 5 sporting stories you may have missed this weekend Catch Up This post contains videos

Off the record: 5 sporting stories you may have missed this weekend

One-in-a-million basketball shots, brilliant back-heels and high winds: it’s all in this week’s round-up.

From The42 Kobe Bryant joins Twitter, gains 432,235 followers in 22 hours Bandwagon

Kobe Bryant joins Twitter, gains 432,235 followers in 22 hours

The LA Lakers star lost out to the Clippers last night and is still 6m followers behind LeBron James.

From The42 VIDEO: Lionel Messi and Kobe Bryant join forces Legends This post contains videos

VIDEO: Lionel Messi and Kobe Bryant join forces

The pair both feature in a newly released advertisement for Turkish Airlines. What’s your verdict?

From The42 VIDEO: Kobe Bryant becomes youngest NBA player to score 30,000 points Milestone This post contains videos

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant becomes youngest NBA player to score 30,000 points

Bryant became only the fifth player to hit the milestone with his points against the New Orleans Hornets last night.

From The42 Call that commentary, THIS is commentary The Voice This post contains videos

Call that commentary, THIS is commentary

Houston Rockers radio commentator puts a unique spin on his team beating the LA Lakers.

From The42 Kobe Bryant: NBA players have a great work ethic nowadays... thanks to me Ballin'
From The42 VIDEO: Kobe Bryant was willing to take a free throw with his eyes closed -- for $5,000 Ballin'

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant was willing to take a free throw with his eyes closed -- for $5,000

Gerard Wallace backed down from the bet, but it looks like Kobe was up for the challenge.

From The42 VIDEO: College basketball player scores record 138 points -- in one game Record Breaker This post contains videos

VIDEO: College basketball player scores record 138 points -- in one game

Kobe Bryant’s reaction? “If you score 138 points, you kind of have a licence to tell people to f**k off.”

From The42 The fabulous life of Kobe Bryant: How the highest-paid player in the NBA spends his $150million Bling This post contains images
From The42 Sacksville: LA Lakers fire Mike Brown after 1-4 start to NBA season L.a History

Sacksville: LA Lakers fire Mike Brown after 1-4 start to NBA season

First he was a victim of Kobe’s death stare, now this.

From The42 Kobe Bryant says he's too old to explain the 'death stare' he fired at his coach Evils

Kobe Bryant says he's too old to explain the 'death stare' he fired at his coach

Los Angeles is in a tizzy about a look the Lakers talisman gave their coach.

From The42 Heat and Lakers to battle it out for NBA title Preview

Heat and Lakers to battle it out for NBA title

LeBron James’ Miami Heat and Kobe Bryant’s LA Lakers are the favourites as the NBA season opens on Tuesday.

From The42 Check out Kobe Bryant's brand new Ferrari 458 Spider This post contains videos
From The42 'Game seven': USA ready to take home basketball gold Medal Match

'Game seven': USA ready to take home basketball gold

Spain stand in the way as the ‘dream team’ seek a fifth gold in six Olympiads.

From The42 Ballin'... Kobe Bryant and the Dream Team challenged Olympic volunteers to a drinking game last night Hoops

Ballin'... Kobe Bryant and the Dream Team challenged Olympic volunteers to a drinking game last night

We usually talk to a guy called ‘Shaky John’ when we go to our local after work. These guys met LeBron and co.

From The42 VIDEO: Kobe Bryant and Kyrie Irving bet $50,000 on one-on-one match Trash Talk This post contains videos

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant and Kyrie Irving bet $50,000 on one-on-one match

The rookie point-guard challenges the game’s elder stateman.

From The42 Steve Nash chooses No. 10 jersey in tribute to Glenn Hoddle and Zinedine Zidane Big Fan This post contains videos

Steve Nash chooses No. 10 jersey in tribute to Glenn Hoddle and Zinedine Zidane

The football-loving point guard was unveiled by the LA Lakers in California this week and broke out a bit of Spanish too.

From The42 Michael Jordan: 1992 Dream Team better than 2012 USA squad, no matter what Kobe says Like Mike

Michael Jordan: 1992 Dream Team better than 2012 USA squad, no matter what Kobe says

“I absolutely laughed” said MJ about Bryant’s claim. Oh it’s on.

From The42 Yet another dream team for the USA as Blake Griffin joins LeBron and Kobe London 2012

Yet another dream team for the USA as Blake Griffin joins LeBron and Kobe

Coach Mike Krzyzewski might be missing four of the NBA’s biggest stars but his 12-man squad for the Olympics is pretty nifty.

From The42 NBA: Lakers out of the playoffs Overnight This post contains videos

NBA: Lakers out of the playoffs

Despite 42 points from Kobe Bryant, his team were beaten 106-90 by Oklahoma City Thunder.

From The42 NBA wrap: Thunder storm home, Celtics cruise Ballin' This post contains videos

NBA wrap: Thunder storm home, Celtics cruise

Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce inspired Boston while Kevin Durant came out on top against Kobe Bryant’s Lakers.

From The42 VIDEO: Kobe Bryant couldn't care less about answering the media's stupid questions Death Stare This post contains videos

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant couldn't care less about answering the media's stupid questions

And we thought Keano knew how to end a press conference.

From The42 NBA wrap: injury has Bulls heading for early exit Ballin' This post contains videos

NBA wrap: injury has Bulls heading for early exit

Philadelphia, Miami, Boston and LA are each just one win away from reaching round two of the playoffs.

From The42 Philadelphia pull level, Lakers take control Ballin'

Philadelphia pull level, Lakers take control

And the Boston Celtics tied their series with the Atlanta Hawks at 1-1 after staging a terrific fight back without stars Rajon Rondo and Ray Allen

From The42 Magnificent seven game suspension for Metta World Peace Suspension

Magnificent seven game suspension for Metta World Peace

The Lakers forward will miss the most of the first round of the NBA playoffs.

From The42 Some harm, definite foul: the 9 worst fights in NBA history Brawlin This post contains videos

Some harm, definite foul: the 9 worst fights in NBA history

For a sport that frowns on physical contact, pro basketball has witnessed its fair share of violence.

From The42 This alley-oop reverse by Kobe Bryant is one of the best plays you will see all year Hoops This post contains videos
From The42 Hoop dreams: USA name preliminary Olympic squad Going For Gold This post contains videos

Hoop dreams: USA name preliminary Olympic squad

USA Basketball have named a 20 man squad which they hope can bring them gold this summer

From The42 The most expensive divorces in sports history Split Decision This post contains images

The most expensive divorces in sports history

Kobe Bryant forgot to sign a prenup. Schoolboy error.

From The42 Is Kobe Bryant about to make his European debut? Bellissimo

Is Kobe Bryant about to make his European debut?

With the NBA lockout looking set to continue for the forseeable future, Italian club Virtus Bologna are preparing a $3million ten-game contract for the Lakers star.

From The42 It's on: Bryant agrees to play in Italy during NBA lockout Hoops

It's on: Bryant agrees to play in Italy during NBA lockout

“I would say it’s 95% done.” The LA Lakers star has reportedly agreed a deal with Virtus Bologna.

From The42 WATCH: Kobe get punched in the face in a brand new Simpsons Ouch! This post contains videos
From The42 WATCH: Kobe lands brilliant game-winner, gets mobbed by crowd Buzzer-beater This post contains videos

WATCH: Kobe lands brilliant game-winner, gets mobbed by crowd

Does anybody think it might be better if the NBA stayed locked-out forever?

From The42 Chinese Basketball League willing to pay Kobe Bryant $1.5m a month? The Benjamins

Chinese Basketball League willing to pay Kobe Bryant $1.5m a month?

As his teammate Ron Artest contemplates a shock move to the Cheshire Jets, the LA Lakers’ Kobe Bryant is weighing up offers from China worth around to $1.5m a month.

From The42 Watch Kevin Durant silence a courtside heckler Hoops This post contains videos

Watch Kevin Durant silence a courtside heckler

As the NBA lockout starts to get nasty, the organisation’s stars are keeping busy.

From The42 Besiktas say Kobe's on the brink of move east Turkish Delight

Besiktas say Kobe's on the brink of move east

Locked out NBA star is in talks with the Turkish club – according to the club that is.

From The42 Four more scandals that shook the world of sport Girl Trouble This post contains videos

Four more scandals that shook the world of sport

From Tiger to Giggsy, they’re all at it.

From The42 Homophobia in big-time sport is here to stay Foul

Homophobia in big-time sport is here to stay

The fining—but not firing—of a baseball pitching coach for hurling anti-gay slurs at fans comes on the heels of Kobe Bryant’s homophobic outburst. Buzz Bissinger on the culture that gives prejudice plenty of running room.