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27 Jan 2021
Basketball fans gathered across Los Angeles on Tuesday to remember Kobe Bryant, one year to the day after the former NBA superstar perished in a helicopter crash with daughter Gianna and seven others.
19 Dec 2020
Diego Maradona's death last month shook the world of sport in a year which began with the tragic loss of basketball hero Kobe Bryant in a helicopter crash.
16 Sep 2020
From the tragic death of US basketball legend Kobe Bryant to a global pandemic and a massive explosion in Lebanon, the year 2020 gives a new meaning to “but wait, there’s more”. The urge to share major breaking news events quickly is often born out of anxiety and uncertainty. But this hurry means too few…
29 Jun 2020
Lil Wayne honored Kobe Bryant with a special performance at the 2020 BET Awards on Sunday. The rapper paid tribute to the late NBA superstar with a video highlighting some of his greatest moments on the court and backed with Wayne's 2009 track named for Bryant. Wayne included a tribute to Bryant on his latest…
18 Jun 2020
The pilot in the helicopter crash that claimed the life of NBA legend Kobe Bryant told air traffic controllers he was trying to climb out of heavy fog just before the doomed chopper slammed into a hillside, preliminary findings showed on Wednesday.
28 May 2020
The late Kobe Bryant's induction into America's basketball hall of fame has been postponed to 2021, US media reported on Wednesday.
13 May 2020
The Mamba Sports Academy is retiring "Mamba" from its name out of respect for the late Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant.
Kobe, Vanessa and Gigi Bryant
13 May 2020
Berge Zobayan has filed court papers as a representative of Ara George Zobayan in response to the wrongful death lawsuit filed by Vanessa Bryant earlier this year. Vanessa is the widow of late basketball legend Kobe Bryant who died alongside his daughter Gianna and seven others in a helicopter piloted by Ara. Berge who is…
Kobe and Vanessa Bryant
6 May 2020
Vanessa Bryant turned 38 yesterday and to celebrate adding another year, she opened the last love letter from her late husband Kobe Bryant. The letter which the late Kobe addressed to ‘the love of my life' was an emotional one and Vanessa shared a pic of the note, which was tucked inside a yellow envelope. In her caption…
21 Apr 2020
On January 26, the world was thrown in mourning following the death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant alongside eight others including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. In development to their death, the families of four passengers who were killed in the helicopter have filed a lawsuit against the firms that owned and operated the chopper. According…
Vanessa and Kobe Bryant
14 Apr 2020
Yesterday, April 13 is a day designed as "Mamba Day" for fans of the late basketball legend Kobe Bryant. Bryant played his final NBA game against the Utah Jazz on April 13, 2016, and since then, the day has been marked special by basketball lovers. Bryant's widow Vanessa Bryant took to social media to pay tribute to…
Kobe Bryant
31 Mar 2020
Late basketball legend Kobe Bryant's towel has been sold for over $33,000 at auction, the US media said on Sunday. Bryant wore the towel over his shoulders during his farewell speech after his final National Basketball League. With the towel draped around him to help mop up his sweat, the Los Angeles Lakers superstar closed his speech…


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