Daily Hoops Report

  • Shaq: Kobe Bryant is my “little brother”
    by Gerrald Adams on January 29, 2020 at 12:27 pm

    Shaquille O’Neal gives very emotional interview about his and Kobe Bryant relationship. The post Shaq: Kobe Bryant is my “little brother” appeared first on TalkBasket.net.

  • D’Angelo Russell on playing with Kobe Bryant: “It felt like if you touched him … your hand would go through him, like he wasn’t a real person”
    by TalkBasket.net on January 29, 2020 at 12:18 pm

    D’Angelo Russell spent his rookie season with the Los Angeles Lakers and got the chance to play together with Kobe Bryant. Now-Warriors guard talked about the surreal experience. “Being right next to him, it felt like if you touched him … your hand would go through him, like he wasn’t a real person,” Russell said. The post D’Angelo Russell on playing with Kobe Bryant: “It felt like if you touched him … your hand would go through him, like he wasn’t a real person” appeared first on TalkBasket.net.

  • Joel Embiid Wears No. 24 Jersey in Kobe Bryant’s Honor
    by Marcel Mutoni on January 29, 2020 at 12:16 pm

    Joel Embiid was granted permission to wear a No. 24 jersey Tuesday night in honor of Kobe Bryant‘s memory. The All-Star big fella, who was inspired by Bryant to pick up a basketball, finished with 24 points in the Philadelphia Sixers’ 115-104 win against the visiting Golden State Warriors. Embiid, perhaps appropriately, also grabbed eight The post Joel Embiid Wears No. 24 Jersey in Kobe Bryant’s Honor appeared first on SLAM.

  • Jerry West Told Kobe Bryant Not to Join the LA Clippers
    by Marcel Mutoni on January 29, 2020 at 11:57 am

    Jerry West strongly advised Kobe Bryant not to sign with the LA Clippers as an unrestricted free agent in the summer of 2004. West told Bryant he shouldn’t join a team owned, at the time, by the despicable Donald Sterling. The Clips had an initial shot at nabbing a 17-year-old Kobe, but told him they The post Jerry West Told Kobe Bryant Not to Join the LA Clippers appeared first on SLAM.

  • Kyrie Irving still affected by the death of Kobe Bryant; will likely play vs the Pistons
    by Yiannis Bouranis on January 29, 2020 at 11:50 am

    After missing Sunday’s game against the New York Knicks due to the death of Kobe Bryant, Kyrie Irving is expected to play on Wednesday. Irving was close friends with Bryant and was tremendously affected by his tragic death on Sunday. As a result, he did not play against the Knicks. However, he returned to practice The post Kyrie Irving still affected by the death of Kobe Bryant; will likely play vs the Pistons appeared first on TalkBasket.net.

  • Three Players Who Should Be Starting in the NBA All-Star Game
    by TalkBasket.net on January 29, 2020 at 11:42 am

    The two starting rosters for the NBA All-Star game were released recently. When you look at the ten names listed, it is hard to really disagree with either the Eastern or Western Conference teams. Giannis Antetokounmpo will captain the East as you might expect, and he will be joined on-court by Kemba Walker, Trae Young, Joel The post Three Players Who Should Be Starting in the NBA All-Star Game appeared first on TalkBasket.net.

  • Rockets’ James Harden, Clint Capela questionable vs the Blazers
    by Yiannis Bouranis on January 29, 2020 at 11:35 am

    Houston Rockets stars James Harden and Clint Capela are listed as questionable for the match against the Portland Trail Blazers tonight (29/01). Harden, who has missed the Rockets’ last two games, is dealing with a left thigh injury and Capela has suffered a right heel contusion. Houston is fifth in the West with a 29-17 The post Rockets’ James Harden, Clint Capela questionable vs the Blazers appeared first on TalkBasket.net.

  • Shaquille O’Neal ‘Never Could Have Imagined’ Kobe Bryant Dying
    by Marcel Mutoni on January 29, 2020 at 11:12 am

    A visibly Shaquille O’Neal offered his thoughts Tuesday night on the tragic death of Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. “I still can’t believe it,” O’Neal told his “NBA on TNT” colleagues. The big fella offered his condolences to the family of his friend and former Lakers teammate, and said the two legends will The post Shaquille O’Neal ‘Never Could Have Imagined’ Kobe Bryant Dying appeared first on SLAM.

  • Where amazing happens – three 50 point games in 3 days, best score since 1962!
    by Gerrald Adams on January 29, 2020 at 11:06 am

    As Khris Middleton scored 51 points in NBA it’s 3rd straight day with a 50-point game (Lillard, Gordon, Middleton), the last time that happened was in 1962 (Wilt/West, Wilt, Wilt). The post Where amazing happens – three 50 point games in 3 days, best score since 1962! appeared first on TalkBasket.net.

  • Khris Middleton drops 51; dedicates his performance to Kobe Bryant
    by Alexandros Tsakos on January 29, 2020 at 10:44 am

    Giannis Antetokounmbo ruled out with a shoulder injury vs the Wizards, but Khris Middleton showed up in an outstanding way for the Milwaukee Bucks. Middleton scored a career-high 51 points leading Milwaukee to the win against the Wizards(131-151). He also added 10 rebounds and 6 assist as he scored the most points by a Bucks The post Khris Middleton drops 51; dedicates his performance to Kobe Bryant appeared first on TalkBasket.net.

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