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2013 NBA Player Rankings 1-5

People may be shocked that I have Kobe Bryant in my top-5, especially considering that ESPN has him ranked 25th best in the NBA.

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Receives A Check From Lakers For $24.3 Million

Kobe makes the most money in the NBA and will get the highest paycheck again this year.


NBA Players Pick MJ And Kobe To Take Last Shot Over LeBron

Current NBA players respect LeBron James—just not enough to give him the last shot over Kobe Bryant or Michael Jordan. ESPN The Magazine polled 26 anonymous active NBA players, none of whom would want LeBron taking the last shot


Kobe Bryant’s Return Still Unknown

Still no timetable for Kobe Bryant's return to basketball


Nash, Kobe Feeling Sense Of Relief With Howard Gone

Good Samaritan Steve Nash and badass Kobe Bryant are actually a lot alike. They view themselves as underdogs who, bottom line, have worked their tails off to achieve greatness through nontraditional career paths. So when those legends get lined


Kobe Optimistic, Unsure Of Return Date

Fresh off a transcontinental flight from Dubai that landed in Los Angeles just hours before the Los Angeles Lakers’ media day, Kobe Bryant was still a long way away from proclaiming when he will be fully recovered from his


Chances Kobe Bryant Takes a Pay Cut

Kobe Bryant could walk away from the Lakers as a free agent next summer.


Will Questions About Kobe’s Health Lure LeBron To LA

The question of how watchable the Lakers will be is indisputably tied to the question of how Kobe Bryant is recovering from his April Achilles tendon tear, and that bit of theater will always be worth watching because of


Kobe Bryant Will Likely Miss Exhibition Games

It is unknown if Bryant will be back in time.


Kobe’s Quick Return Exactly What NBA Needs

When Kobe Bryant ruptured his Achilles, made two free throws in a tight game against the Golden State Warriors and then retreated to the locker room, everyone panicked. Well, not at first. The underlying assumption seemed to be that