Here's what everyone is talking about at the water cooler today. 


NBA (National Basketball Association) legend Kobe Bryant can add Oscar nominee to his long list of accomplishments. He was nominated for Dear Basketball, a short film based on a poem he wrote that appeared in The Players’ Tribune.


Sideline stat

LeBron James is unstoppable. Last night, he became the seventh player in NBA history to score 30,000 points and the youngest member (32) of said exclusive club. Many found his very serious congratulations message to himself on Instagram pretty hilarious and soon similar posts filled the internet. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, right?


Coaches’ corner

With all of the American women eliminated by the quarterfinals of the Australian Open (tennis), it’s time for some good news. Serena Williams announced she will return to the court to compete in the FedEx Cup next month. She was originally slated to return during the Australian Open but dropped out saying she wasn’t ready.