Kobe Bryant just wrapped up his brilliant 20-year NBA career, but he obviously intends to continue to influence the game beyond selling his latest Black Mamba sneakers personally designed by Nike CEO Mark Parker. Perhaps in an effort to solidify his legacy, and probably out of sheer love for the game, Kobe has become a leadership […]

Kobe Bryant’s wife and kids were at the Staples Center to see his 60-point farewell game this month, but his parents Joe and Pamela Bryant were noticeably absent. And now we know why.  The NBA legend hasn’t spoken to them in thee years – all because they tried to auction off some of his high school memorabilia […]

Just hours before NBA baller Kobe Bryant plays his last game, his wife Vanessa, pens a lengthy message on Instagram. Check it out below. This is it!!! Today’s the day!!!! My family and I are so excited. So happy to hear, “the 4th and FINAL period” one last time. My girls and I are so […]

Kobe Bryant finished up his NBA career in style, scoring 60 points in leading the Lakers back to a stunning 101-96 win over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Lakers trailed by double figures at halftime and throughout much of the second half, but Bryant sank some vintage spectacular […]

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As a part of their divorce settlement, Kobe Bryant and estranged wife Vanessa have reportedly transferred the ownership of their homes to each other, according to TMZ. SEE ALSO: Amber Rose Breaks Down On Jan. 5th, records show that Kobe officially transferred two properties to Vanessa, with some speculating that one of the estates is […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant confirms he recently directed Alex Rodriguez to the German doctor who performed the treatment the Yankees’ slugger had on his right knee. SEE ALSO: Black Actresses Need Better Roles “I gave him the phone number,” Bryant said Thursday night before the Los Angeles Lakers hosted the New York Knicks. […]

Last week, numerous reports about how Kobe cheated with his wife Vanessa surfaced as documents leaked from the lawsuit filed for divorce between the couple. However, newer sources from Kobe-side of the story said that he actually wants to be back together with Vanessa. According to TMZ, Kobe is “deeply depressed” over the situation. He’s also […]

LOS ANGELES-Kobe Bryant‘s wife, Vanessa, has accused her husband of having sex with a total of 105 women while the two were still married. According to reports, Vanessa hired a private detective who found photos of Kobe cheating during the recent NBA lockout. PopularCritic reports: “[Vanessa] estimated that he was averaging at least 10 affairs […]

Carmelo Anthony’s return to Denver is delayed for another year. LeBron James and Dwyane Wade won’t be visiting Sacramento anytime soon. Fans in Chicago will only be seeing Kobe Bryant on television this season. SEE ALSO: The 9-to-5 Workday About To Be Gone? The NBA sought competitive balance. What it got was schedule imbalance. One […]