Kobe Bryant

American basketball player

Kobe Bean Bryant was an American professional basketball player. As a shooting guard, Bryant entered the National Basketball Association (NBA) directly from high school, and played his entire 20-season professional career in the league with the Los Angeles Lakers. Bryant won many accolades: five NBA championships, 18-time All-Star, 15-time member of the All-NBA Team, 12-time member of the All-Defensive Team, 2008 NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP), two-time NBA Finals MVP winner. Widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, he led the NBA in scoring during two seasons, ranks fourth on the league's all-time regular season scoring and all-time postseason scoring lists.

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LeBron James declines to confirm whether he attended Monday's ''A Celebration of Life'' for Kobe and Gianna Bryant. He was not shown on the broadcast.
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MLB agent Scott Boras said he will honor Kobe Bryant's wish and create an internship for Alexis Altobelli, daughter of late John Altobelli.
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Future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady shared an emotional tribute reflecting on NBA star Kobe Bryant's legacy.
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Sabrina Ionescu, Oregon Ducks guard and prohibitive future WNBA top pick, had a close relationship with Kobe and Gianna Bryant.
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Tuesday: The announcement marks a watershed moment, but Mr. Weinstein still faces charges in Los Angeles. Also: Tributes to Kobe Bryant.
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On the day Kobe Bryant was publicly memorialized, the Washington Wizards' Bradley Beal did something no NBA player has done since the "Black Mamba."
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It takes time to heal when you've lost someone close to you. You will not come back to work the same person, and employers must keep that in mind.
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Coronavirus, Harvey Weinstein, Kobe Bryant: Here's what you need to know.
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The world says goodbye to Kobe Bryant. Travelers exposed to coronavirus head to quarantine sites across the state, including one in Ventura County, as the Dow..
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Here's the latest for Monday, February 24: Harvey Weinsten is found guilty on two charges; Kobe Bryant is honored with a public memorial at the Staples Center;..
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Fans arrived hours early for the public memorial for Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna that is being held in downtown Los Angeles Monday. (Feb. 24)
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Thousands attended a service for the NBA star and his daughter who died in a helicopter crash in January.
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A gallery of basketball legends joined thousands of Kobe Bryant fans in Los Angeles on Monday to pay homage to the transcendent NBA star, his daughter and seven..
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Vanessa Bryant gives a moving tribute to her late husband, basketball legend Kobe Bryant, and daughter Gianna at a memorial service in Los Angeles.
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The basketball star died alongside his daughter when the helicopter they were in crashed in fog.
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While sports and showbiz stars celebrated Kobe Bryant's life at Staples Center, other folks in Southern California also paid tribute to the NBA icon.
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The world mourns Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, at a memorial service in their honor at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Follow for updates.
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Designer Philipp Plein is facing backlash over his Milan Fashion Week show, after a tribute to Kobe Bryant rubbed some the wrong way.
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Casketmaker Fletcher Collins drove his memorial casket from North Carolina to Los Angeles to honor Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna "Gigi."
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Magic Johnson said 'it will take years to get over" the deaths of former Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna.
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A memorial will be held for NBA icon Kobe Bryant and eight others killed in helicopter crash, President Trump visits India and more news you need to know..
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A memorial for NBA icon Kobe Bryant, daughter Gianna, and the seven other victims of the Jan. 26 helicopter crash is Monday at Staples Center.
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Three young basketballers from different corners of the world tell us how important Kobe Bryant was to them.
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Vanessa Bryant, married to Kobe Bryant for almost 20 years, has used Instagram to communicate with the public since he and daughter Gianna died.
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In a city where street life happens largely in cars, residents speak of their loss through art and graffiti in public places.
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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) faulted the pilot of the helicopter that crashed in January killing basketball great Kobe Bryant and eight others for..
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Kobe Bryant was a source of inspiration to many of those around him during and after his 20-year NBA career.
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In China, Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant was god-like. His impact on the nation and the game has been unlike any other NBA athlete.
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar once gave young Kobe Bryant advice about basketball. Two decades later, he played peek-a-boo with Bryant's daughter young Gianna.
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Gov. Gavin Newsom uses his State of the State to zero in on homelessness right around the same time President Trump arrives at the desert and a big-ticket..
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Flowers left for Kobe Bryant are being cleared out on a daily basis at the Pacific View Memorial Park because the plot belongs to another family.
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Tuesday: An update on efforts to wrest the state’s largest utility from investors’ hands. Also: Kobe Bryant and the Lakers.
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Emotional tributes are paid to Kobe Bryant as Team LeBron beat Team Giannis by two points at the 69th NBA All-Star game in Chicago on Sunday.
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Magic Johnson addressed the crowd and Jennifer Hudson performed a rendition of "For All We Know" to honor the late Kobe Bryant at the All-Star Game.
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