June 7, 2000
Phil Jackson had heard all the stories about the Los Angeles Lakers being two different teams, one belonging to Shaquille O'Neal and the other to Kobe Bryant. Even before he began coaching them this season, Jackson could tell that by watching the Lakers on television during a year's hiatus at his home in Montana. He knew that getting the two stars to play together would be his most important - and difficult - task. It wasn't just that they needed the ball to showcase their remarkable talents.
November 11, 2005
Good morning --Kobe Bryant-- How hot a start? An opponent's defense can be cited for "holding" you to 28 points.
May 4, 2006
Good morning --Raja Bell -- That flagrant foul on Kobe Bryant would have been a penalty in the NFL, too.
June 9, 1999
Meet Kobe BryantKobe Bryant is living his dream and he doesn't want to wake up. The Los Angeles Laker guard is in third NBA season. He is one of the league's top players.Kobe, age 20, moves like lightning on the court. His flashy moves freeze defenders in their tracks. He averaged 19.9 points during the 1999 NBA season.Even though Kobe is a big NBA star, he still lives with his parents and sisters. "I have the best of both worlds," Kobe says.VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.SIKIDS.COM
November 4, 2005
"The only thing that's getting old is people talking about [me] being old." Corey Dillon New England Patriots running back, who's 31 "He has given me a couple. To be honest with you, I haven't read any of them." Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers guard, on being given books by coach Phil Jackson
February 18, 2009
Lakers@Warriors 10:30 p.m. [ESPN] After the All-Star Game, Los Angeles' Kobe Bryant (left) is back to not having to share the spotlight - or even the ball that much - with anyone else. Will he go for 61 again? Maybe if Golden State puts up an unexpectedly big fight.