Kobe Bryant Misses Barack Obama

Former Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant says he misses President Barack Obama. The 44th president spent a lot of time pandering to the sports world, especially professional basketball and Bryant misses the personal attention.

Derek Fisher, Kobe Bryant and President Barack Obama posing during the Los Angeles Lakers' White House visit in 2010

Metta World Peace Makes Lakers Roster

The Los Angeles Lakers roster will include 35-year-old veteran forward Metta World Peace, known most of his life as Ron Artest and for a short time as “The Panda’s Friend.”

Metta World Peace and Kobe Bryant AP

Top Players Rejecting Kobe, High Taxes in NY and LA

Anthony Davis decided to collect his $145 million in Louisiana (6% tax rate), Kevin Love chose to get his $110 million in Ohio over LA (5.4% to 13.3%), and Friday Greg Monroe shocked all by rejecting the New York Knicks (3.8% city + 8.8% state) to pay almost 5% less in Milwaukee (0% city + 7.7% state).

The Associated Press