Kobe Bryant

American basketball player

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Kobe Bryant: American basketball player
Kobe Bean Bryant was an American professional basketball player. A shooting guard, he spent his entire career with the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Bryant won five NBA championships, and was an 18-time All-Star, a 15-time member of the All-NBA Team, a 12-time member of the All-Defensive Team, the 2008 NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP), and a two-time NBA Finals MVP. Bryant also led the NBA in scoring twice, and ranks fourth on the league's all-time regular season scoring and all-time postseason scoring lists.


Vanessa Bryant suing L.A. County Sheriff over 'cover-up' of Kobe helicopter crash scene photos [Video]

Vanessa Bryant suing L.A. County Sheriff over 'cover-up' of Kobe helicopter crash scene photos

Vanessa Bryant is suing Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva for allegedly staging a cover-up and destroying evidence of personal photos of the bodies of her late husband Kobe and daughter Gianna..

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Kobe Bryant's Widow Sues For Leak Of Crash Photos [Video]

Kobe Bryant's Widow Sues For Leak Of Crash Photos

(CNN) Vanessa Bryant is suing the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and Sheriff Alex Villanueva for a photo leak of the helicopter crash that killed her husband, NBA legend Kobe Bryant, their..

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Kevin Hart 'had a blast' at basketball camp with late Kobe Bryant [Video]

Kevin Hart 'had a blast' at basketball camp with late Kobe Bryant

Kevin Hart has opened up about the time he spent at a basketball camp with his late friend Kobe Bryant.

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Kobe Bryant to be honored with street name [Video]

Kobe Bryant to be honored with street name

The late NBA legend passed away earlier this year after he was involved in a helicopter crash that killed eight others .

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Shaquille O'Neal has a shrine to Kobe Bryant [Video]

Shaquille O'Neal has a shrine to Kobe Bryant

O'Neal was left devastated when Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, lost their lives in a helicopter crash earlier this year.

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Vanessa Bryant Shares Incredible Kobe Memorabilia, 'Hoarder Wife'

Vanessa Bryant is revealing some of the most cherished items she's collected over the years ... showing off her incredible keepsakes from Kobe's life. Vanessa -- who proudly calls herself a "hoarder.. - Published

Kobe Bryant’s Widow Sues L.A. County Sheriff Over Crash Site Photos

Vanessa Bryant’s lawsuit alleges that at least eight deputies took and shared graphic photographs of the victims. - Published Also reported by •WorldNews

Vanessa Bryant Sues L.A. County Sheriff Over Leaked Photos of Kobe and Gianna at Crash Site

Vanessa Bryant is suing the L.A. County Sheriff and his department, claiming they caused her severe emotional distress ... when deputies allegedly took personal cellphone photos of the bodies of Kobe.. - Published

Emmys In Memoriam segment leaves off Kelly Preston, Kobe Bryant, Nick Cordero, viewers react

Viewers of the Emmy Awards Sunday night didn't see a few famous faces in the memoriam segment, including Nick Cordero, Kobe Bryant and Kelly Preston. - Published

Pau Gasol, wife name baby after Kobe Bryant's daughter, Gianna

Vannesa Bryant will be the child's godmother.
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Byron Scott Says NBA Players Should Advocate for Black Coaches, Kobe Did for Me!

Byron Scott thinks top NBA players should take a more active role in advocating for Black coaches ... just like Kobe Bryant did for him back in the day. 59-year-old Scott says he likes and respects.. - Published

Air controllers blamed for "erroneous acts" in Kobe Bryant crash

The lawsuit alleges there were errors by controllers and that the pilot had to respond to multiple requests and commands at a critical time.
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Kobe Bryant Signed Hardwood From Last Game Expected to Fetch $500k

Calling all (rich) Kobe Bryant fans, an incredibly unique collectible from the Mamba's historic 60-point farewell game is up for grabs ... but it'll cost a fortune!! A large section of the Staples.. - Published

Helicopter company in crash that killed Kobe Bryant sues air traffic controllers

Island Express Helicopters alleges the January crash was result of "a series of erroneous acts and/or omissions" by two air traffic controllers. - Published

Island Express Sues Air Traffic Controllers Over Kobe Helicopter Crash

Island Express, the company that operated the helicopter that killed Kobe Bryant and 8 others, is suing the 2 air traffic controllers who they claim caused the crash. The helicopter company claims Kyle.. - Published

'When the score was 24-8 I was like OK he's in the building' - Lakers honour Bryant

LA Lakers beat the Portland Trail Blazers 135-115 as they honour the memory of former great Kobe Bryant in Orlando on Monday.
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Kobe Bryant inspires LeBron James, Lakers in Game 4 rout of Blazers

A day after Kobe Bryant would have turned 42, his memory helped drive the Lakers in their 135-115 win over the Blazers that gave LA a 3-1 series lead. - Published

LeBron James Rocks Kobe Bryant Tribute Jersey To Lakers Playoff Game

LeBron James has that Mamba Mentality on Kobe Bryant day ... wearing a Mamba tribute jersey on his way to play the Blazers in game 4 of their playoff series. LBJ walked into the building sporting a.. - Published

Kobe Bryant to Have Street Named After Him Near Staples Center, Official Says

Turn left on Kobe Bryant Blvd?! That's what your GPS will sound like in the future because Kobe Bryant is getting a street named after him right near Staples Center, where he balled out for almost 20.. - Published

From the archives: Kobe Bryant in his own words on 60 Minutes

In unaired footage from 2001, Kobe Bryant and other Laker legends told 60 Minutes why he was destined to become a basketball superstar.
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Shaquille O'Neal wishes he could have shared full feelings with Kobe Bryant directly

Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant had reconciled publicly in recent years, and Shaq says now they always had respect for each other as teammates. - Published

Kobe Bryant Treasures Found in Storage Locker, Scooped Up By 'Storage Wars' Pro

A storage locker treasure hunter hit the JACKPOT -- finding an abandoned unit packed with Kobe Bryant treasures ... and now one of the stars of "Storage Wars" is involved. Here's the deal ... just like.. - Published

Vanessa and Natalia post Kobe Bryant tributes on his birthday

"Happy Birthday to the best movie buddy I could have ever asked for," Bryant's daughter, Natalia, wrote.
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Vanessa Bryant pays emotional tribute to Kobe Bryant on what would've been his 42nd birthday

Vanessa Bryant wrote an emotional tribute to her late husband Kobe Bryant on what would've been the former Los Angeles Lakers star's 42nd birthday. - Published

Kobe Bryant's 42nd Birthday Celebrated by Murals, Nike, Vanessa

Kobe Bryant would have turned 42 Sunday ... and there's literally a worldwide celebration of his life on TV, online and on walls across the world. Murals honoring Kobe have popped up all over the.. - Published

L.A. Lakers to Wear Kobe Bryant Tribute Jerseys In NBA Playoffs, Gigi Patch

The L.A. Lakers will rock special Kobe Bryant tribute jerseys during their playoff run -- which include a patch to honor Gigi Bryant ... and Vanessa is a huge fan of it all. Check out the "Black Mamba".. - Published

Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement delayed to May 2021

basketball hall of fame enshrinement delayed to may 2021
Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremonies for the late Kobe Bryant and other 2020 inductees have been postponed to May 13-15, 2021 due to Covid-19 issues, officials announced. The organization..
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Magic Johnson: If anyone can beat injury, it's Kobe Bryant

Magic Johnson speaks about Los Angeles Lakers' star Kobe Bryant's return from Achilles surgery at age 35, in an interview with's Ryan Jaslow.
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Kobe Bryant Day Set for '8/24' In Orange County, 'Inspired So Many'

8/24 is now officially "Kobe Bryant Day" in Orange County! The Orange County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to honor the late Lakers legend -- and the measure passed with flying colors. "During.. - Published

Vanessa Bryant Against Venue Change in Helicopter Suit, Kobe Is Loved Everywhere

"There is no county line at which Kobe Bryant’s celebrity suddenly evaporates." That's Vanessa Bryant's key argument as to why the court should REJECT a requested venue change in her wrongful death.. - Published

ShowBiz Minute: Beyonce, BET, Wayne

At BET Awards, Beyonce wins humanitarian award, urges viewers to vote; Lil Wayne pays tribute to Kobe Bryant at BET; Leaders of Orange County's Democratic Party push to drop John Wayne's name from the.. - Published

BET Awards: Lil Wayne pays musical tribute to Lakers legend Kobe Bryant

Rapper Lil' Wayne performed a version of his 2009 track "Kobe Bryant" to honor the legend at the BET Awards Sunday night. - Published

Defense in Kobe Bryant's wrongful death lawsuit wants trial moved out of LA County

Lawyers representing the deceased helicopter pilot's estate have filed a motion to move the trial from Los Angeles to Orange County. - Published

Kobe Bryant helicopter crash: New NTSB documents appear to point to pilot disorientation in fog

About 1,700 pages from the investigation into the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and eight others add to theory that pilot was disoriented. - Published

Heavy fog may have disoriented pilot in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash - NTSB

The pilot of a helicopter that crashed outside Los Angeles in January, killing basketball great Kobe Bryant, his daughter and all seven others on board, likely became disoriented in the fog, federal..
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Before Crash That Killed Kobe Bryant, Helicopter Service Raised Weather Concerns

The pilot texted “weather looking OK” on the morning of the crash, which killed all nine people aboard the Sikorsky S-76B helicopter, according to newly released documents. - Published

Kobe Bryant’s helicopter pilot may have been disoriented in fog, investigators say

kobe bryant’s helicopter pilot may have been disoriented in fog, investigators say
Los Angeles — The pilot of the helicopter that crashed in thick fog, killing Kobe Bryant and seven other passengers, reported he was climbing when he actually was heading for the ground, federal..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters

U.S. lawmakers back new helicopter safety equipment after Kobe Bryant crash

A group of Democratic U.S. lawmakers on Thursday introduced legislation that would require new safety equipment on helicopters that carry six or more passengers in the wake of a crash that killed NBA..
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U.S. board urges helicopter manufacturers to add crash-data recorders

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Tuesday urged six major manufacturers to equip turbine-powered helicopters with crash-resistant systems to record data, audio and images, after former..
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Kobe Bryant helicopter crash post-mortem results published

kobe bryant helicopter crash post-mortem results published
The cause of death for all nine victims of the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna has been ruled as blunt trauma, a post-mortem has confirmed. The Los Angeles County...
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Kobe Bryant Autopsy Report Is Released

The pilot of the helicopter that crashed in January, killing Mr. Bryant and eight others, tested negative for alcohol and drugs. The victims all died from blunt trauma. - Published

Court documents say victims of Kobe Bryant helicopter crash knew risks of flying, per report

The brother of the pilot in the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant filed documents claiming passengers knew the risks of flying, per NBC News. - Published

Vanessa Bryant finds 'one more letter' from Kobe Bryant, opens on her birthday

Vanessa Bryant said in an Instagram post that she had found a letter from Kobe Bryant on Monday but waited to open until her 38th birthday on Tuesday. - Published

'The Last Dance:' Kobe Bryant's former coaches on relationship with Michael Jordan

Sunday's fifth episode of "The Last Dance" featured Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant discussing playing against each other and the bond they formed. - Published

Michael Jordan-Kobe Bryant relationship detailed in emotional episode of 'The Last Dance'

Kobe Bryant was thrilled to go against the player he grew up watching on TV, and Michael Jordan viewed the Lakers star as "a little brother." - Published

Vanessa Bryant remembers Gianna's birthday with Instagram post: 'You are part of my soul forever'

Gianna Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash with Kobe Bryant and seven others, would have been 14 Friday. Vanessa Bryant shared tribute on birthday. - Published

Lakers' Rob Pelinka 'heartbroken' Kobe Bryant can't receive Hall of Fame honor in person

The death of Kobe Bryant weighs on Lakers GM Rob Pelinka, who wishes his friend was still around to celebrate his induction into the Hall of Fame. - Published

Kobe Bryant is officially in the Basketball Hall of Fame

kobe bryant is officially in the basketball hall of fame
The city of Los Angeles hosted a public memorial service for Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and the seven others who died in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26 in Calabasas. In this photo, former NFL..
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Kobe Bryant: NBA great inducted into Naismith Hall of Fame

Kobe Bryant, who died in January, will be posthumously inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
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Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan among 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame inductees

The 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame class, announced Saturday, is loaded with all-time greats, including Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan. - Published

Kobe Bryant's towel fetches $33,000 at latest auction

kobe bryant's towel fetches $33,000 at latest auction
Los Angeles: The towel that Kobe Bryant wore over his shoulders during his farewell speech after his final National Basketball League game has fetched over $33,000...
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Japan's Kobe confirms coronavirus case in woman in her 40s

The Japanese city of Kobe said on Monday a woman in her 40s has tested positive for the coronavirus.
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