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Reactions From The NBA As Kobe Bryant Dies In Helicopter Crash

The sports world is in absolute shock. Reports are indicating that Kobe Bryant and eight others  have died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Reactions came quickly on social media with many in disbelief and hoping that it wasn't true. Kobe played his entire career with the Los Angeles Lakers after being drafted by the Charlotte Hornets and then being traded. He ranks fourth in all-time scoring list and
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Kobe Bryant And Four Others Killed In Helicopter Crash

The sports world is in absolute shock. Reports are indicating that Kobe Bryant and four others  have died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Reactions came quickly on social media with many in disbelief and hoping that it wasn't true. Kobe played his entire career with the Los Angeles Lakers after being drafted by the Charlotte Hornets and then being traded. He ranks fourth in all-time scoring list and
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Kobe Bryant: Was He Black Enough?

This week, Kobe Bryant announced this was his final season. In my opinion, he is in the discussion for the top-5 all-time NBA greats. His stats, and what he has done in his career are a slam dunk for being a first ballot Hall of Famer. He leaves the Lakers as one of the franchises top-3 players as well, which is saying a lot: the purple and gold represent NBA
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Kobe Bryant: The Light At The End Of The Tunnel

Hall of Fame baseball lifer Branch Rickey said, “It is better to trade a player a year too early, than a year too late”. While this is not exactly the world Kobe Bryant lives in, the sentiment is the same. As a life-long Laker fan, I would rather have seen him retire a year too soon, than waiting as he did and retiring a year too late. Granted, his past
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NBA: Veterans Showing Different Adaptations to Age

Entering the NBA as a promising, young rookie feels like centuries ago for some veterans players today. From Kevin Garnett to Kobe Bryant, veteran NBA players in today's game must adjust their style of play from when they first started out. Not all players with over ten years of NBA experience adapt to age the same way. Some players suffer injuries as they grow older, thus forcing them to retire.
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Los Angeles Lakers: Is Father Time The Ultimate Kobe-Stopper?

Many years back, Reuben Patterson, proclaimed himself the Kobe Stopper, as he thought he was the only player in the league that could slow the Superstar down. Turns out, he was dead wrong, and to date there is only one man who can slow Kobe down, Father Time. But not even Old Man Time can stop Kobe from setting a record this season when he becomes the first player ever
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FantasyJAM: Gronk-Graham, Dez-Thomas And The Last Of The Black Mamba?

Welcome everyone to our next installment of the Fantasy JAM pregame show, Pre-JAM here on The Inscriber Digital Magazine. This is one of the first multi-platform columns of its kind, as it mixes the power of the pen and web with the power of the podcast. Each week my partner, Chad “The Buffalo” Setera and I will write a Pre-JAM column where we will debate 3 topics. After each of
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NBA: The Myth Of Kobe Bryant

[caption id="attachment_31372" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Christian Petersen- Getty Images[/caption]   Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant is one of the greatest players in NBA history. Where he gets placed depends on who gets asked, yet often times he gets overrated, which leads to the greatest myth of all from Laker/Kobe fans and that he is on the level of Michael Jordan. There's no denying Bryant's work ethic and his drive
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NBA: Laker For Life, Kobe Inks 2-Year, $48.5 Million Extension

Whatever the Los Angeles Lakers’ future plans are, they included Kobe Bryant front and center. The longtime Lakers’ star signed a two-year contract extension Monday, making sure the face of the franchise for most of the past two decades remains the same.  The business became official earlier this morning in Los Angeles, when Bryant signed the extension, worth a reported $48 million (per ESPN’s Chris Broussard) at Lakers headquarters. ESPNLosAngeles.com’s