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  1. Kobe Bryant says chastising fan on Twitter was 'right thing to do...

    J.A. Adande

    Kobe Bryant welcomes challenges, which explains why he chastised a fan on Twitter for using a homophobic slur. "It's the right thing to do," Bryant told ESPN.com. "I couldn't help myself. I saw it, I was like, 'I can't help myself. I have to respond.'"

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2013
  2. Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant's response to homophoic slur on Tw...

    Ramona Shelburne

    Kobe Bryant's reprimand of a Twitter follower for a homophobic tweet is a welcome response.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2013
  3. Kobe Bryant chides Twitter follower for using anti-gay insult

    Kobe Bryant admonished one of his Twitter followers for using a homophobic insult toward another fan of the Los Angeles Lakers' superstar guard.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2013
  4. Matt Barnes of Los Angeles Clippers apologizes for slur

    Los Angeles Lakers forward Matt Barnes has been released from jail after being arrested on suspicion of threatening a police officer who stopped him for a traffic warrant.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  5. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng understand why...

    Nick Friedell

    Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng said center Joakim Noah has to do a better job of controlling his emotions, but Deng understood why Noah got upset at a fan during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Miami Heat.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2011
  6. NBA Playoffs 2011: NBA fines Bulls' Noah $50K

    Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah was fined $50,000 for an anti-gay slur.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2011
  7. Los Angeles Lakers debut public-service announcement in response ...

    The Los Angeles Lakers have debuted a public-service announcement at Staples Center in response to Kobe Bryant's anti-gay slur during a game last week.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2011
  8. Los Angeles Lakers, GLAAD to work together; Kobe Bryant's sorry

    The Lakers and one gay and lesbian advocacy group will work together to combat homophobic words, while Kobe Bryant apologized again for his comment that started the controversy.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2011
  9. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Jill Painter of the Los Angeles Daily News: "Kobe Bryant isn't really sorry for using a homophobic slur, and that's worse than saying it. The Lakers superstar was in the middle of a tantrum during Tuesday's game against San Antonio, when he angrily w...

    Blog | April 14, 2011
  10. If Kobe Bryant used slur toward ref, is it a big deal?

    LZ Granderson

    We already knew what kind of player Kobe Bryant was in pressure moments. Now we see how he really feels about some of the people he works with.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2011
  11. Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant fined $100,000 for directing gay ...

    Lakers star Kobe Bryant was fined $100,000 by the NBA on Wednesday for a gay slur that commissioner David Stern called "offensive and inexcusable."

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2011