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Looking Back at David Bowie's Most Powerful and Influential Songs

The Thin White Duke has died at 69, leaving behind some of the greatest music of all time. Here are some of the VICE staff's favorites.<p>The Thin White Duke has died at 69, leaving behind some of the greatest songs of all time. Here, some of our writers choose their favorites and explain what he …

Ex-teammate Brian Shaw expects Kobe Bryant to return next season

On Wednesday, Kobe Bryant will undergo surgery to repair his torn right rotator cuff, probably knocking him out for the rest of the season.<p>Can he withstand another grueling stretch of rehab after fighting his way back from Achilles and knee injuries that kept him out all but six games last …

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With Kobe Bryant Era Ending, Steps for Lakers' Return to Prominence Are Clear

LOS ANGELES — The Laker way, as fully endorsed by Kobe Bryant, has been to swing for the fences.<p>About the only thing Bryant and the late longtime owner Jerry Buss clashed over was when Bryant thought Buss was breaking their blood-brothers pact to go all-out for championships in the years after …

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Kobe Bryant uses Super Bowl analogy to describe frustration, injury

Kobe Bryant will go back under the knife on Wednesday for season-ending surgery to repair his torn right rotator cuff.<p>The 36-year old veteran's season will presumably end after 35 games played, an improvement over last year that saw Achilles' and knee injuries limit Bryant to just six …

Kobe Bryant reportedly considered joining Washington Wizards

Earlier in his career,<p>Kobe Bryantconsidered joining theWashington Wizards, according to the Washington Post.<p>"That's true," said Bryant. "A long time ago? Yeah."<p>Bryant reportedly had an interest in playing for<p>Michael Jordan, who held the role of president of basketball operations before selling his …

Kobe Bryant's Return to Greatness Hits Another Snag

Kobe Bryant’s long road back to basketball greatness has experienced another detour. Bryant is expected to miss six weeks with a fracture of the lateral tibial plateau in his left knee, suffered Tuesday night in the Los Angeles Lakers’ victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.<p>Bryant went down when he …

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What You Need to Know About Kobe Bryant's Knee Injury

News broke late Thursday that Kobe Bryant has another injury to his leg.<p>The Los Angeles Lakers' Twitter account gave us the bad news. He was diagnosed with a fracture to the lateral tibial plateau:<p>The first thing we should do is understand where this is and how the injury happened. The lateral …

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Kobe Bryant Breaks His Leg Three Weeks After Signing A $48.5 Million Extension, Out Six Weeks

Specifically, he fractured his lateral tibial plateau in his left knee.<p>Kobe was still working his way back into game shape after returning from an Achilles tear. Three weeks ago, before the Lakers saw him play after the Achilles injury, he signed a $48.5 million extension that keeps him in L.A. …

Kobe Bryant: 'Only an idiot would' doubt Lakers star will return from knee injury

Before the natural anguish of learning that his left knee had suffered a fracture, a most improbable sense washed over Kobe Bryant: relief.<p>"Lucky it …

NBA Welcomes Back Kobe Bryant with a Cool Tribute Video

With Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant set to make his return from a torn Achilles tendon Sunday vs. the Toronto Raptors, the NBA has released a simple tribute video to welcome him back.

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Timeline of Kobe Bryant's Return from Devastating Achilles Injury

The date was April 12, 2013—game 80 of the Los Angeles Lakers’ regular season. Kobe Bryant had been logging brutal minutes throughout the spring and was doing it once again. He had played virtually the entire game, despite hyperextending his left knee early in the second half.<p>With three minutes to …

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Lakers' Bryant to make injury comeback on Sunday | News Home | Reuters

(Reuters) - Kobe Bryant will make his long-awaited return from injury for the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday at home to the Toronto Raptors, the shooting guard said on his Facebook account on Friday.<p>Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant dives for a loose ball during their NBA game against the Chicago Bulls …

Kobe Bryant hopes to face Raptors

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- After spending nearly eight months sidelined following Achilles surgery, Kobe Bryant continues to hone in on a return date.<p>The …

Kobe Bryant says he will not return Friday vs. Kings, could play Sunday vs. Raptors

Los Angeles Lakers icon Kobe Bryant is very close to returning to the NBA. However, it looks like we'll have to wait a few more days to see one of …

Kobe Bryant could return Friday

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Kobe Bryant has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers, but the Los Angeles Lakers acknowledged he …

Why Kobe Bryant is worth $328 million

On Monday morning, the Los Angeles Lakers signed Kobe Bryant to a two-year, $48 million contract extension. The deal locks up the face of the most important franchise in basketball through 2016, and will bring his total career earnings to around $328 million. Even if Kobe isn’t worth this …

Updates on Kobe Bryant and LA Lakers Agreeing to 2-Year Contract Extension

The Los Angeles Lakers and veteran superstar Kobe Bryant have agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension through the 2015-16 NBA season.<p>The team's official Twitter account confirmed the agreement with a snapshot of what looks to be a very pleased Kobe Bryant alongside general manager Mitch …

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D'Antoni: Kobe a few games away

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- One day after playing 5-on-5 for the first time in nearly seven months, Kobe Bryant returned to Los Angeles Lakers practice …

Kobe: November return is possible

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Kobe Bryant continued to inch closer to a return, practicing at full speed in five-on-five drills for the first time Tuesday …

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Kobe Bryant Fully Cleared for All Basketball Related Activities

LOS ANGELES — It’s up to Kobe Bryant now.<p>Bryant has full medical clearance, I was told Sunday by someone in a position to have such knowledge—meaning he can do anything and everything without restriction as the recovery from his ruptured left Achilles tendon nears its conclusion.<p>Lakers coaches and …

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Kobe Bryant received full medical clearance to return to Lakers

Kobe Bryant could be back for the Los Angeles Lakers very soon now that he's medically cleared to return to the Lakers.<p>We're that much closer to …