Height: 6-6 (198cm) Weight: 205 (93kg)
Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Los Angeles Lakers)
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Golden State Warriors
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New Orleans Pelicans
New York Knicks
Oklahoma City Thunder
Portland Trail Blazers
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World Peace, Metta
Draft Rights Trade: CHA to LAL
Draft Rights Renounced: N/A
AAU Team: N/A
Kobe Bryant News
Phil Jackson's daughter, Brooke, had been sexually assaulted by an athlete while she was in college, so Kobe Bryant's situation "cracked open an old wound."
Pau Gasol had 17 points, 20 rebounds and 11 assists, his second triple double of April.
Dwight Howard is determined to be there for Kobe Bryant as he goes through his rehabilitation from a completely torn Achilles tendon.
Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak says that Kobe Bryant's desire to return to the floor by the first game of the 2013-14 season is "a reasonable goal."
The Lakers are not considering amnestying Kobe Bryant.
Kobe Bryant tore the Achilles tendon in his left leg on Friday night in a win over the Warriors.
Kobe Bryant has dealt with injury issues over the second half of the season.
He isn't saying he will play another five seasons, but Kobe Bryant isn't ready to think seriously about retirement.
The Lakers have won four of their last five games.
After Shaquille O'Neal's departure, Kobe Bryant Bryant admits he became obsessive over winning championships without his old big man.
Kobe Bryant could have surgery in the offseason to remove the bone spur.
The Los Angeles Lakers have listed him as probable for Saturday's game against the Sacramento Kings, but Kobe Bryant is expected to play.
Before opting for one crutch to bring Kobe Bryant out of the Bradley Center on Thursday, the Lakers briefly considered using a wheelchair.
The NBA has released a statement that a foul should have been called on Kobe Bryant in the final seconds of the Los Angeles Lakers' 120-117 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
Mike D'Antoni is adamant Pau Gasol will play a major role in the Lakers' late-game rotation.
Mike D'Antoni believes the Lakers shouldn't have to be reliant on Kobe Bryant to play one-on-one basketball when he returns,
NBA officials missed the call that led to Kobe Bryant’s severe ankle injury.
Kobe Bryant is out indefinitely with a "severe sprain" of his ankle.
Dwight Howard went 25 for 39 from the free throw line in his return to Orlando on Tuesday.
Dwyane Wade and Kobe Bryant have been named the NBA's Players of the Week.
LeBron James averaged 29.7 points, 7,8 assists, 7.5 rebounds and 1.9 steals per game, while posting career best PER of 38.5.
The Heat and Lakers were a combined 7-0 for the week.
Kobe Bryant will earn $30.4 million for the 13-14 NBA season.
Kobe Bryant predicted the Lakers will be playing in the postseason in two months.
Feb 20, 2013
| Chad Ford/ESPN
With Kobe Bryant nearing the end of his career, the Lakers hope their future will be tied to Dwight Howard.
The Pistons' package for Kobe Bryant included a combination of their core players and draft picks, according to sources.
Kobe Bryant has one season remaining on his current deal with the Lakers.
Michael Jordan was asked to compare the careers of Kobe Bryant and LeBron James.
Kobe Bryant’s shooting percentage has decreased each month since the start of the season.
Dwight Howard had scored in single digits in six of his previous games before Sunday's Los Angeles Lakers loss to the Miami Heat, averaging only 7.7 shots in that stretch.