Kobe Bryant

Every 8-24 will be Kobe Bryant Day


Los Angeles announced today, August 24, 2016 would be Kobe Bryant Day – presumably because he wore Nos. 8 and 24 with the Lakers, not because 8-24 feels like a common shooting night for him. But that press release understated the honor. Ramona Shelburne of ESPN: In case it wasn't clear, today, August 24, is [more]

Leading man: Carmelo Anthony embraces role as US team’s leader


Carmelo Anthony was the last one to take the practice floor Friday, joining his U.S. teammates after wrapping up interviews where he was asked about everything from the opening ceremony to his diet. [more]