Lakers Superstar Kobe Bryant showed up to the Christmas Day Lakers game driving a brand new 2012 Lamborghini LP700 Aventador. This toy has a 700hp V12 engine and comes in at $379,700….Small price to pay to go a top speed of 230.0 mph…
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There are 57 NBA Players whose contracts pay $10 million or more this season- more than double the number of All Stars in a given year. Each player will miss 19.5% of their salary due to the 35 game lockout this year. Checkout the full list of Highest paid NBA players and salaries for the 2011-2012 season after the jump. Read More
While your average NBA player relies on a league check, super-ballers like LeBron James and about 10 other players will be earning at least that much in off-court endorsements, whether they play or not.
According to Forbes, James is at the top of that list — he’ll receive around $33 million in endorsements for the season — roughly twice his NBA salary.
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will also bring in the massive endorsement bucks GWOP earning about $28 million in off-court endorsements.
James’ teammate D-Wade will also receive about $12 million in endorsements.
Endorsements come from phone companies, energy drinks, sneakers and more.
All the sports writers, critics, bloggers and fans have reacted to the Miami Heat getting Chris Bosh and Lebron James to join Dwayne Wade in Miami.
Everyone should realize that you will still have to go through LA in order to win a NBA Championship. Kobe Bryant, the MVP of the reigning two consecutive title winning Los Angeles Lakers, speaks on Miami signing Lebron James below:
–Purple and gold confetti raining down upon him, Kobe Bryant hopped up on the scorer’s table, shook his fists and extended five fingers.
When he hopped down, Boston’s legendary Hall of Fame center Bill Russell was waiting to shake his hand.
A Game 7 classic — and this time, it finally went the Lakers’ way.Bryant, the Finals MVP, scored 23 points despite 6-of-24 shooting, and the Lakers won their 16th NBA championship Thursday night, dramatically rallying from a fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Celtics 83-79 in Game 7 of the NBA Finals.
Bryant earned his fifth title with the Lakers, who repeated as NBA champions for the first time since winning three straight from 2000-02. Coach Phil Jackson added his 11th, matching Russell’s total and possibly putting a cap on his remarkable career if he decides to leave the Lakers.
The rivalry between the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers involves the two most storied basketball franchises in NBA history. The rivalry had been less intense since the retirements of Magic Johnson and Larry Bird in the early 1990s, but in 2008 it was renewed as the Celtics and Lakers met in the Finals for the first time since 1987. The two teams will face off once again in the 2010 NBA Finals. The Celtics currently lead in total championships with 17 to the Lakers’ 15; together, the two teams’ 32 championships account for more than half of the 63 championships in NBA history.