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10 motivational stories of Kobe Bryant's work ethic
10 motivational stories of Kobe Bryant's work ethic

Largely considered one of the finest in the professional basketball arena worldwide, Kobe Bryant's work ethic is also something that has been lauded time and again. There are numerous people from different walks of life that the Black Mamba has inspired both on and off the field, and the motivational stories of Kobe Bryant’s work ethic has reminded people to work harder every day of your life. Two decades earlier, Kobe Bryant was draft

Jan 27 2016
NBA All-Star: Probable Starters
NBA All-Star: Probable Starters

Toronto is all set to host the All-Star game in February. On Thursday before the Los Angeles Clippers vs Cleveland Cavaliers game, the NBA announced the starters for the 2016 NBA All-Star Game in Toronto. As usual the fan’s vote over a month and a half period for who they want to see on the court when the game tips off in February. Kobe led the voting with 1.9 million votes, while LeBron James led the Eastern Conference with 1.1 milli

Jan 23 2016
East v/s West: Stuffing the Awards sheet
East v/s West: Stuffing the Awards sheet

The NBA All-Star game starters have been announced. Unsurprisingly enough, Kobe Bryant led the ​vote race from start to finish. On the face of it, the West looks more likely to take this offensive exhibition, but stranger things have happened in All-Star games. Before the teams duel it on the court, let’s take a look at how the two starting lineups match up on the awards and recognitions’ front.

Jan 23 2016
Kobe Bryant will not participate in Rio 2016
Kobe Bryant will not participate in Rio 2016

Kobe Bryant is one of the greatest ever in NBA historyBasketball legend Kobe Bryant has revealed that he will not be playing in the upcoming Rio de Janeiro Olympics, ESPN reported.At a pre-game news conference in Salt Lake City before the Lakers‘ game against the Utah Jazz, the 37-year old mentioned, “I think as beautiful as it would be to play for our country, when I say my last game is going to be my last game, I'm going to reti

Jan 17 2016
Top 5 Celebrations in the NBA
Top 5 Celebrations in the NBA

The Dikembe Mutombo finger wag is an iconic celebration. Part of playing basketball is having fun with the game, enjoying the good moments and sometimes taking the bad ones a little too hard. Along the enjoyment lines is watching one of your favorite players in the league make a big play for his team and then celebrate with his own unique celebration. Celebrations can be funny, they can send a message, and sometimes they just let you know

Kobe Bryant leads by a big margin in second returns of the 2016 NBA All-Star Game voting
Kobe Bryant leads by a big margin in second returns of the 2016 NBA All-Star Game voting

Kobe Bryant leads last year’s leading vote getter in Stephen Curry by more than 300,000 votes.The 2016 NBA All-Star Game voting began on December 10th and ends six weeks later on 22nd of January. Four weeks in, the second returns of the voting process are in and just like the first returns, Kobe Bryant rules the roost. The Los Angeles Lakers franchise superstar, in his final season of his NBA career, currently leads not only the W

Jan 9 2016
Why is Kobe Bryant nicknamed 'Black Mamba'?
Why is Kobe Bryant nicknamed 'Black Mamba'?

Kobe Bryant is regarded as one of the greatest basketball players everIn sports, we often see many players getting monikers that stick with them throughout their careers. Sachin Tendulkar is popularly known as ‘The Little Master’, Pele is nicknamed ‘Black Pearl’, Michael Phelps is known as ‘The Baltimore Bullet’, amongst others.These sobriquets often create a unique image of the sport star in the minds of the p

Jan 7 2016
Top 5 storylines in NBA 2015
Top 5 storylines in NBA 2015

The Spurs are looking to be a formidable foil to the Warriors’ supposed dominance of the league. With the calendar year winding down, it’s time to look back at what the biggest story lines of the early seaon have been. There are many juicy storylines that has once again made this NBA season compelling for all viewers. There are two perennial playoffs teams, the Bulls and Oklahoma City Thunder, who both fired long time coaches an

Dec 22 2015
Should Kobe Bryant feature in the NBA All-Star Game?
Should Kobe Bryant feature in the NBA All-Star Game?

Kobe Bryant in his MVP-winning 2011 All-Star game The NBA All-Star game voting has begun and after Adam Silver's enunciation of his desire to see Kobe Bryant in the All-Star game we have our first controversy related to the event. His statement has led to people debating the implications and the credibility of an All-Star selection. It is a common knowledge that Kobe remains one of the most popular players in the sport and des

Dec 19 2015
The 5 most undeserving players to win NBA championships
The 5 most undeserving players to win NBA championships

Honorable mention – Mengke Bateer, the first Chinese player to win a championship (Spurs, 2003) The one common thing that every NBA champion will tell you in the post-win interview is “œThis was a team effort and everybody did their bit. We couldn’™t have done it without each other.” But what they’re really thinking is “œI wish that #@%& gets traded in the next 30 seconds because he

Dec 15 2015
Kobe Bryant might turn owner of an NBA team, reveals his favourite championship
Kobe Bryant might turn owner of an NBA team, reveals his favourite championship

Hmmm, what’s he thinking? The 2016 Olympics, Italy and now, add team owner to the mix. That’s what’s cooking for Kobe Bryant after April 2016. Making the USA Olympic basketball team might be a long shot for the future Hall of Famer, despite him being a favourite of coach Mike Krzyzewski, considering his health.  Kobe himself dismissed speculation of him going back to his childhood home, Italy, to play in the Euroleagu

Dec 7 2015
Messi vs Ronaldo: Who do the sporting superstars prefer?
Messi vs Ronaldo: Who do the sporting superstars prefer?

Once upon a time this noisy world sparred over Pele and Maradona. The two names that dominated world football and split the world with their fan following. Time has passed and here we are into the 21st century and the world is divided once again. This time the two names are that of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. No imagery of football can be complete without the mention of these two giants of the game. One constantly trying to overcome

Dec 6 2015
Messi pays tribute to Kobe Bryant on Instagram
Messi pays tribute to Kobe Bryant on Instagram

Lionel Messi credits Kobe Bryant with fostering his interest in basketball   Football legend Lionel Messi paid tribute to Basketball legend Kobe Bryant via a post on Instagram. The LA Lakers star announced his retirement on the conclusion of the NBA season recently, using player-journalist website ‘The Players Tribune’ to pen a poem titled ‘Dear Basketball’ announcing his retirement from the game. Messi acknow

Dec 3 2015
Are sports journalists becoming redundant in today's tech-savvy world?
Are sports journalists becoming redundant in today's tech-savvy world?

Sports journalists are quite a niche Journalism, sports journalism in particular, is a profession in which one has to be able to stick to tight deadlines, improvise on the spot and, work in a fast paced environment, not to mention the fact that this industry is evolving and growing at an exponential rate, as of late. After the advent of social media in the form of Twitter and Instagram, the way in which athletes reach out to their

Dec 3 2015
8 things I'll miss about Kobe Bryant
8 things I'll miss about Kobe Bryant

Truly timeless As Lakers fans trickled into Staples Center with the Lakers ready to face off against the Pacers, they were handed a glossy paper in a sealed black envelope. It was from Kobe, and it ended with "Thank you for this incredible journey." The question had been on everyone's mind, and this letter laid it to rest. I accept that it's his time, but the "Thank you"? No. Kobe doesn't get that last wor

Dec 2 2015
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