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Vanessa Bryant addresses George Floyd death with poignant Kobe Bryant photo

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Shock and tragedy are a constant in 2020, beginning with Kobe Bryant, his daughter, Gianna, and seven others being killed in a helicopter crash. But in the aftermath of George Floyd’s needless death, Vanessa Bryant is reminded how much hasn’t changed her husband was alive. Hearing Floyd helplessly say “I......
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Basketball Hall of Fame ceremony pushed back to 2021

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The coronavirus pandemic has caused another sporting event to be postponed. The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony has been pushed back to the spring of 2021, according to an ESPN.com report on Wednesday. When the Class of 2020 — which includes Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett and Kobe......
Sports Illustrated - MMA

What Is Diana Taurasi’s Place Among Basketball Greats?

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Jamie Lisanti Since the early 2000s, a Jordan-like competitive mindset has helped Diana Taurasi win three NCAA titles, three WNBA titles and four Olympic gold medals. Sports Illustrated is opening up the SI Vault and examining its most consequential work about......
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Kobe Bryant’s youngest daughter, Capri, takes first steps in touching video

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Kobe would be jumping for joy. Capri Bryant, daughter of late NBA star Kobe Bryant, took her first steps today. Proud mama and widow of Kobe, Vanessa Bryant, proudly took to Instagram to show off that her 11-month-old baby has begun to walk. “So proud of my Koko Bean,” she......
Sports Illustrated - MMA

Report: Basketball HOF to Make Decision on Delaying 2020 Induction

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Elizabeth Swinton The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony for the 2020 class is still scheduled for Aug. 29, but the committee plans to make a decision in the coming week on whether it will be delayed amid......
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Teenage Kobe Bryant’s attitude toward Michael Jordan was ‘so different’

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Part of what made Kobe Bryant great was thinking he was the greatest, according to a fellow Hall of Famer. Tracy McGrady, who entered the NBA out of high school one year after Bryant did it in 1996, was in awe of the late Lakers star’s mindset at an early......
New York Post

Helicopter company that operated Kobe Bryant’s fatal flight gets CV bailout cash

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Island Express Helicopters — the company that operated the fateful flight that crashed and killed NBA star Kobe Bryant and eight others, including the pilot — has received $603,838 in CARES Act funding. The Department of the Treasury published a list of aviation companies that received the payroll support stemming......
Sports Illustrated - MMA

Matt Barnes Opens Up About Racism, Donald Sterling Scandal

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Justin Barrasso Matt Barnes played in the NBA for 14 seasons, winning a championship with the Golden State Warriors in 2017. He was a teammate of Kobe Bryant and played against LeBron James in the Finals, but never encountered anything......
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Legal Fallout Surrounding Aftermath of Kobe’s Death Continues

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Michael McCann The legal fallout of the Sikorsky S-76 helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, 13-year-old Gianna Bryant and seven others in January increasingly involves the crash’s aftermath. As reported by The Los Angeles Times, LA County Inspector General Max......
Sports Illustrated - NCAA Football

Watchdog Seeks Subpoena for Alleged Photo Cover-Up in Kobe Crash

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ESPN

Autopsy finds no drugs or alcohol in Kobe’s pilot

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LOS ANGELES — The pilot flying Kobe Bryant and seven others to a youth basketball tournament outside Los Angeles did not have alcohol or drugs in his system, and all sustained immediately fatal injuries when their helicopter slammed into a hillside, according to autopsies released Friday. The reports by the......
Sports Illustrated - MMA

Rip Hamilton Says He Was ‘Low-Key Scared’ of Facing Kobe

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Dan Gartland Kobe would be pleased to hear this  To the average observer, Kobe Bryant always looked like the most intimidating player on the court—and it turns out his opponents felt the same way.  Former Pistons All-Star Richard Hamilton said......
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Sports Academy drops “Mamba” from its name to honor Kobe Bryant

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Mamba Sports Academy announced Tuesday that it has dropped the “Mamba” name in honor of Kobe Bryant, who led the organization before he, his teen daughter Gianna and seven others were killed in a January helicopter crash. The group......
Sports Illustrated - NCAA Football

Sports Academy Retires ‘Mamba’ From Name

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Vanessa Bryant Files Claim Over Crash Photos

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Jenna West Vanessa Bryant filed a legal claim Friday regarding the release of photos taken by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies at her husband Kobe Bryant’s helicopter crash site, according to People. People obtained a copy of the claim,......
New York Post

Price of fame: B.J. Armstrong on dinner he had with Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant

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There were obvious perks to being teammates with Michael Jordan. Plenty of his Chicago teammates own multiple championship rings, they appear in some of the most-replayed NBA highlight clips of all time and they’ve got a lifetime of stories to tell about one of the best to ever take the......
ESPN

MJ kept NBA superstars at a distance, but Kobe broke through

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FOR YEARS, MICHAEL JORDAN and Kobe Bryant had been protective of their relationship. Jordan would call Bryant his “little brother,” Bryant would call Jordan his “big brother,” and they’d praise each other’s work ethic and accomplishments. But rarely would either volunteer much more, each man knowing all too well that......
Sports Illustrated - NCAA Football

MJ’s ‘Little Laker Boy’ Remark Shows Respect for Kobe

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Sports Illustrated - NCAA Football

‘The Last Dance’ Roundtable: The Biggest Takeaways From Episodes 5 and 6

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New York Post

Charles Barkley snubs Kobe Bryant, LeBron James in top 5 NBA players list

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Charles Barkley isn’t putting LeBron James and Kobe Bryant into the elite of the elite in NBA history. The Hall of Famer left the two modern-era stars out of his top 5 NBA players of all-time when asked what his list would be during an appearance on Kentucky coach John......

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