No sport has been more celebrated in the black community than the game of basketball. From the gifted athletes, to the way the players transcended their sport and became celebrities for their athletic talents, basketball, if not America’s game, is black America’s game. Here are nine basketball players who made it so. Related: 25 Reasons […]

Kobe Bryant’s wife, Vanessa, may be getting her own reality show. The reason? It seems she wants to steal the spotlight from another Laker wife who just scored her own solo screentime: Khloe Kardashian. Rumor has it that Vanessa is jealous over Khloe and Lamar Odom scoring a reality series on E! According to In […]


Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant is set to become the first athlete to have a hand and footprint ceremony at the world renowned Grauman’s Chinese Theater on February 19, 2011. The ceremony will take place during the City of Los Angeles’ hosting of NBA All Star Weekend and will be followed later that […]


Athletes make millions of dollars playing their respective sports but we all know they make a chunk of  their change schilling products as pitchmen.  With the football season underway and the basketball pre-season already claiming victims we wanted to take a look at some of the craziest commercials they’ve thrown at us arm-chair quarterbacks.


So, Can Kobe Bryant beat Lebron James 1 on 1?  He says so.  Click here to check out the video.


*Tiger Woods’ estimated endorsements for 2010 are worth $22 million less than last year, according to Sports Illustrated’s annual analysis of the highest-earning American athletes.

There’s a new girlfight going on and this one involves Khloe Kardashian and Vanessa Bryant.  I’m hearing that a  ‘real” NBA wife, Vanessa Bryant has been going IN on Khloe Kardashian Odom!!

We weren’t the only ones confused when these photos of Kobe Bryant came out in the L.A. Times this week. The whole country seemed to just not get it. Was it offensive or just plain weird? Well, the stylist for the shoot has spoken out on the inspiration behind Kobe’s strange look.

There’s something really odd about this Kobe Bryant photo shoot for the L.A. Times.

Remember when Kobe & his wife Vanessa was sued by their now ex-maid Maria Jimenez? The maid claimed Vanessa was incredibly abusive – even demanding that she put her hand in a bag of dog feces to retrieve a tag from her blouse. 

You would think by now that Kobe has learned his lesson. After being accused of sexual assault in 2003 and almost losing his wife Vanessa, I’m hearing that Kobe is up to his old tricks.

Bryant discusses her with clipped, protective answers. Though their marriage has been tested—by infidelity, by gossip—he says it's strong. Asked to name his best friends, he names her first.