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June 22, 2021

Is Devin Booker the next Kobe Bryant?

Alex Weber 11:00pm June 22, 2021 6/22/21

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Everybody’s favorite screaming sports “analyst” Stephen A. Smith decreed on ESPN’s First Take that Devin Booker is the next Kobe Bryant. Check out the clip of Setphen A. and Magic Johnson crowning D-Book as a “Mini-Mamba.” Smith declared “Devin Booker is the next Kobe Bryant,” and Magic agreed with a “yep.” Higher praise may not…

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January 26, 2021

BBNBA: SGA shines again, Murray ejected for getting too handsy

Zack Geoghegan 2:00pm January 26, 2021 1/26/21 Comments Disabled

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Good afternoon, folks. Jamal Murray tried to make sure there would be no Tim Hardaway III. Let’s talk BBNBA. RECAP SGA’s big night overshadows Kanter’s 22 rebounds It seems like every other daily BBNBA recap is headlined by another spectacular performance from Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. So why would today be any different? On Monday night against…

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March 9, 2020

LOOK: Boogie Watson’s Kobe-Inspired Cleats

Nick Roush 6:00pm March 9, 2020 3/9/20

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Boogie Watson is bringing Mamba Mentality to the gridiron. This spring practice the Kentucky outside linebacker is trading in his blue and white for purple and gold. Take a closer look at Watson’s custom Kobe Bryant Nike cleats. The DMV-product enters his fifth and final season with 13.5 career sacks, just four away from tying…

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February 2, 2020

BBNBA: Lakers Pick Up First Win Since Kobe’s Passing

Zack Geoghegan 1:30pm February 2, 2020 2/2/20 Comments Disabled

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Good afternoon, folks. It was another emotional evening for the Los Angeles Lakers but they managed to pick up the win. Let’s talk NBA. “When we are saying this cannot be accomplished, this cannot be done, then we are short-changing ourselves. My brain, it cannot process failure. It will not process failure. Because if I…

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February 1, 2020

BBNBA: Lakers First Game Since Kobe’s Passing

Zack Geoghegan 1:30pm February 1, 2020 2/1/20 Comments Disabled

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Good afternoon, folks. The Lakers’ tribute to Kobe was beautiful. Let’s talk NBA. “Have a good time. Life is too short to get bogged down and be discouraged. You have to keep moving. You have to keep going. Put one foot in front of the other, smile and just keep on rolling.” — Kobe Bryant…

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January 28, 2020

Thoughts From a Close UK Hoops Win Over Auburn

Zack Geoghegan 2:00pm January 28, 2020 1/28/20 Comments Disabled

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The No. 13 Kentucky women’s basketball team sure gave the Big Blue Nation a scare on Monday night. Whether it was nearly blowing a 16-point halftime lead or a dislocated pinky to Rhyne Howard, the Wildcats’ first game back in eight days was as stressful as they come. (By the way, Howard said following the game…

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January 27, 2020

WATCH: John Calipari talks about nearly drafting Kobe Bryant with the Nets back in 1996

Jack Pilgrim 10:50pm January 27, 2020 1/27/20

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As a head coach of the New Jersey Nets back in 1996, current UK basketball coach John Calipari had the opportunity to draft NBA legend Kobe Bryant with the No. 8 pick in the draft. In fact, after bringing him in for three separate meetings and workouts, the Nets were at one point seen as…

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BBNBA: The Morning After a Tragedy

Zack Geoghegan 11:45am January 27, 2020 1/27/20

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Good morning, folks. For the rest of the NBA season, we’ll be honoring the great Kobe Bryant at the beginning of every BBNBA post. Let’s talk NBA. “Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise.” – Kobe  RECAP It still doesn’t seem real. The untimely death of iconic figures…

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January 26, 2020

Kentucky Reacts to Kobe Bryant’s Passing

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm January 26, 2020 1/26/20

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It’s been a hard day for a lot of people. Not just basketball fans or Laker die-hards, but for every single person that Kobe Bryant made an impact on during his life. The tragic death of an iconic, global superstar has been hard to process. I’m still not entirely sure I’ve wrapped my mind about…

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Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash, multiple outlets confirm

Maggie Davis 3:10pm January 26, 2020 1/26/20

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Kobe Bryant, one of basketball’s all-time greats, has died, according to multiple reports that have now been confirmed. The former Lakers star was reportedly riding with three passengers in his private helicopter near Calabasas, California when it crashed and a fire broke out. Emergency personnel responded, but no one on board survived. The cause of…

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