"Realistically I only have one year left, so I’m trying to enjoy myself."

Kobe Bryant (via foreverla)

All Things Lakers: Pau Gasol is expected to miss 6-8 weeks with a torn plantar fascia in his right foot.


Full Statement from the Lakers:

“Los Angeles Lakers forward/center Pau Gasol had an MRI test today in Boston on his right foot, which he injured in last night’s game in Brooklyn. Results of the MRI showed that Gasol has a tear of the plantar fascia.

The MRI test will be sent to team doctors in…

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A Very Kobe-esque response


Kobe Bryant and Gerald Wallace talking trash during last night’s game. Seem familiar?

What were the two talking about? According to Wallace, “I was trying to get him to close his eyes to shoot. I had to make a big bet, so I told him just shoot the free throws.

"The guy [Kobe] is almost 50 years old, my God. We can’t rely on that. We’ve got to come out and play."

Mike D’Antoni on Kobe carrying the team once again (via foreverla)

Happy thanksgiving everyone


Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s statue outside STAPLES Center was unveiled tonight. An overdue honor for one of the great basketball legends.

"You know, if I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon."

President Obama remarking in personal terms on the shooting and killing of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch captain in Florida. Video and full article here. (via minusmanhattan)

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"The lord is good"