Lakers News And Rumors Recap: Kobe Looking Good At Practice


With the Lakers not having a game until Friday, these next three days of practice will be instrumental in seeing how soon Kobe Bryant will return to the lineup.

Judging by the reports from today, Bryant’s return is looking like it will be coming very soon.

Coach Mike D’Antoni spoke about this being a big step forward for Bryant, while Pau Gasol talked about Bryant’s transition back into the lineup. He punctuated the practice with a vicious slam dunk on a fast break.

Bryant also had another commercial released from his sponsorship with Turkish Airlines co-starring with soccer superstar Lionel Messi showing that even when he isn’t on the court, Bryant’s star power is still visible.

Lakers Nation News

Lakers Practice Videos: Steve Nash Farther Behind Than Expected, Kobe Bryant Return Inching Closer

Video: Kobe Bryant’s Left-Handed Breakaway Dunk During Practice

Mike D’Antoni: “Today Was A Big Step Forward” For Kobe Bryant

Lakers News: Pau Gasol Discusses How Kobe Bryant Looked At Practice

Pau Gasol Believes Kobe Moving Into Lineup Will Be Smooth Transition

Video: Kobe Stars In Turkish Airlines Commercial With Lionel Messi

Steve Nash Participates In Practice, Doubtful For Friday

Paul George Says Kobe Bryant Is A Source Of Motivation

Top 10 Lakers Nation Facebook Comments Of The Week

Lakers News

“The Veto” Shockwaves, Two Years Later – Silver Screen & Roll

Thoughts On Jordan Farmar’s Torn Hamstring – Forum Blue & Gold

This Band Of Brothers Will Not Give Up – Lake Show Life

Jordan Farmar Receives Platelet-Rich Plasma Shot For Hamstring Tear – LA Times

NBA News

LeBron Says Wade Is ‘Getting That Kobe Deal’ In Next Contract – Pro Basketball Talk

Jason Kidd Re-Assigns Lawrence Frank To Lesser Role With Nets – ESPN

Following Kobe Bryant’s Contract Extension, Wade, Nowitzki Uneasily Discuss Their Futures – Ball Don’t Lie

Look Before You Leap – Grantland

Report: Woodson’s Job Could Hinge On Nets Game – CBS Sports

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