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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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Kobe Bryant's induction into basketball Hall of Fame is postponed [Video]

Kobe Bryant's induction into basketball Hall of Fame is postponed

The NBA legend was due to be posthumously inducted on August 29.

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Kobe Bryant's induction into Basketball Hall of Fame postponed [Video]

Kobe Bryant's induction into Basketball Hall of Fame postponed

Kobe Bryant's posthumous induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame has been postponed until spring next year, because it is "just not feasible" to hold the ceremony amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Kobe Bryant's baby daughter Capri takes her first steps [Video]

Kobe Bryant's baby daughter Capri takes her first steps

Late NBA legend Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa Bryant has shared the sweet moment their daughter Capri took her first baby steps on Instagram.

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DEA Seizes $1 Million Worth Of Heroin, Fentanyl Labeled 'Coronavirus' [Video]

DEA Seizes $1 Million Worth Of Heroin, Fentanyl Labeled 'Coronavirus'

DEA agents brought down an alleged drug ring in New York City and found drugs in envelopes stamped with the word 'coronavirus.' According to Business Insider, the Drug Enforcement Administration said..

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Vanessa Bryant finds 'one more letter' from late husband Kobe Bryant [Video]

Vanessa Bryant finds 'one more letter' from late husband Kobe Bryant

Vanessa revealed that she discovered the sweet note, addressed to the "Love of my Life".

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Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa finds 'one more letter' from late husband [Video]

Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa finds 'one more letter' from late husband

Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa discovered "one more letter" from her late husband, and opened it on her birthday this week.

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Vanessa Bryant Remembers Daughter Gianna On Birthday [Video]

Vanessa Bryant Remembers Daughter Gianna On Birthday

Vanessa Bryant honored her daughter Gianna on Friday on what would have been her 14th birthday. Gianna died along with her father, basketball great Kobe Bryant, and seven others in a helicopter crash..

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Vanessa Bryant pays tribute to late daughter Gianna on her 14th birthday [Video]

Vanessa Bryant pays tribute to late daughter Gianna on her 14th birthday

Vanessa Bryant has paid tribute to her late daughter Gianna on what would have been her 14th birthday, after she passed away in a helicopter crash which also killed her father Kobe Bryant.

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Five Of Kobe Bryant’s Most Inspirational Quotes [Video]

Five Of Kobe Bryant’s Most Inspirational Quotes

1. "Reality gives nothing back and nor should you.” 2. "I want to learn how to become the best basketball player in the world. And if I'm going to learn that, I gotta learn from the best.” 3. "When..

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Shaquille O'Neal Opens Up About Kobe Bryant's Death | THR News [Video]

Shaquille O'Neal Opens Up About Kobe Bryant's Death | THR News

The former NBA superstar and current analyst told the TBS host of 'Conan' that 2020 has been a tremendously hard year for him with the deaths of his sister and Kobe Bryant.

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Victims' Families From Kobe Bryant Crash Sue Helicopter Company [Video]

Victims' Families From Kobe Bryant Crash Sue Helicopter Company

Family members of four of the eight passengers killed in the helicopter crash involving Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna filed wrongful death lawsuits against the companies that owned and operated..

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Shaquille O'Neal explains why he can't watch Kobe's posthumous Hall of Fame induction [Video]

Shaquille O'Neal explains why he can't watch Kobe's posthumous Hall of Fame induction

The former NBA star made the announcement on an episode of 'The Big Podcast with Shaq'. I'm actually not going to watch the Hall of Fame ceremony.

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New York Liberty select Sabrina Ionescu with the first-overall pick in the 2020 WNBA draft [Video]

New York Liberty select Sabrina Ionescu with the first-overall pick in the 2020 WNBA draft

Oregon Ducks stars Sabrina Ionescu and Satou Sabally go one and two overall in the WNBA draft

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Kanye West set on building 'a paradigm shift for humanity' following Kobe Bryant's death [Video]

Kanye West set on building 'a paradigm shift for humanity' following Kobe Bryant's death

Kobe Bryant's death has inspired Kanye West to "bring home the trophies" and "build a paradigm shift for humanity" in honour of his late friend.

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Kanye West's outlook on life changed by Kobe Bryant's death [Video]

Kanye West's outlook on life changed by Kobe Bryant's death

Kobe Bryant's death changed the way Kanye West "looks at life", as the rapper dubbed the late sports star as one of his "best friends".

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Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan Among 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Inductees [Video]

Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan Among 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Inductees

The 2020 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class has been unveiled and includes eight basketball legends.

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Kobe makes Hall of Fame in first year of eligibility, Duncan and Garnett also selected [Video]

Kobe makes Hall of Fame in first year of eligibility, Duncan and Garnett also selected

Late NBA star Kobe Bryant makes Basketball Hall of Fame in first year of eligibility, Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan also selected

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Kobe Bryant helicopter crash post-mortem released

An examination finds that all nine victims of the crash died as a result of blunt force trauma.
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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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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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Kobe Bryant: LA sheriff says deputies took graphic crash-scene photos

Sheriff Alex Villanueva says he ordered eight deputies to delete graphic images they had taken.
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Kobe Bryant handprints among Beverly Hills auction items

A copy of Kobe Bryant's handprints, cast in cement outside Hollywood's famed Grauman's Chinese Theatre, are going up for auction in April along with other memorabilia of the basketball legend who died..
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Memorial service held for Kobe and Gianna Bryant

Thousands attended a service for the NBA star and his daughter who died in a helicopter crash in January.
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Kobe Bryant: Wife Vanessa leads emotional memorial to basketball star and daughter Gianna

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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Kobe Bryant's widow sues helicopter firm over deaths

The basketball star died alongside his daughter when the helicopter they were in crashed in fog.
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Kobe Bryant: How a basketball legend inspired young players

Three young basketballers from different corners of the world tell us how important Kobe Bryant was to them.
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Pilot in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash counseled by FAA after 2015 incident

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) faulted the pilot of the helicopter that crashed in January killing basketball great Kobe Bryant and eight others for violating flight rules in a 2015..
Reuters - Published

Tributes paid to Bryant as Team LeBron beat Team Giannis at NBA All-Star Game

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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All-Star MVP Award named in honor of Kobe Bryant

The National Basketball Association All-Star Game MVP Award has been permanently named for the late Kobe Bryant, league Commissioner Adam Silver said on Saturday.
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Bryant named Basketball Hall of Fame finalist, three weeks after death

Three weeks after Kobe Bryant, one of the most dominant players in NBA history, was killed with his daughter and seven others in a helicopter crash, the global sports icon was named a finalist to the..
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'I'm so mad' - Bryant's widow 'refusing to accept' deaths of husband and daughter

Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa says her "brain refuses to accept" the deaths of her husband and their daughter Gianna.
BBC News - Published

Kobe Bryant's wife Vanessa wishes 'this nightmare would be over'

Vanessa Bryant said in an Instagram post on Monday that she was both grieving and angry over the loss of her husband, NBA star Kobe Bryant, and 13-year-old Gianna in a helicopter crash last month.
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Kobe Bryant helicopter engines showed no sign of 'catastrophic internal failure': NTSB

The two engines of the luxury helicopter that crashed into a steep hillside, killing basketball superstar Kobe Bryant and eight others near Los Angeles last month, showed no evidence of a "catastrophic..
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Kobe Bryant memorial planned at Lakers' home arena: report

Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant, killed with eight others in a helicopter crash last month, will be honored at a public memorial service planned for Feb. 24 at the Staples Center, the team's home..
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U.S. Senator Feinstein, citing Kobe Bryant crash, calls for helicopter warning systems

U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein on Wednesday urged the Federal Aviation Administration to require terrain warning systems in commercial helicopters, technology that investigators say was not in use in..
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'Brothers for life': Former Lakers attendant remembers Kobe Bryant

Manny Sandoval, who arrived at the Los Angeles Lakers as a team attendant in 1996, the same year as Kobe Bryant, said the death in a helicopter crash of the basketball legend and friend "was like a..
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Emergency 911 phone calls on Kobe Bryant crash show witnesses concerned about fog

Recently released emergency 911 phone calls about the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant showed witnesses were concerned about the poor visibility due to fog and revive the tragic moment that..
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Damian Lillard: Portland Trail Blazers point guard continues scoring streak

Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard has now scored 293 points in six games, while the LA Lakers have won their first game since Kobe Bryant's death.
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LeBron celebrates his 'brother' Kobe in emotional speech

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James leads tributes at Lakers' first game since Bryant death

LeBron James leads tributes to Kobe Bryant at the LA Lakers' first game since he died in a helicopter crash.
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Thousands turn out to mourn Kobe Bryant as Lakers return to the court in LA

Tens of thousands of Kobe Bryant fans flooded the grounds around Staples Center on Friday ahead of his former team's first game since his death in a helicopter crash earlier this week that stunned..
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Kobe Bryant helicopter firm was not allowed to fly in fog

Island Express Helicopters was restricted to flying in clear conditions, officials say.
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Helicopter in Kobe Bryant crash lacked certificate to fly in fog

The company whose helicopter crashed and killed basketball star Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others on Sunday was not certified to fly in foggy conditions requiring pilots to use only cockpit..
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Shadow of Kobe Bryant hangs over first Lakers game since his death

Kobe Bryant's former team the Los Angeles Lakers will make an emotional return to the court on Friday for the first time since his death earlier this week in a helicopter crash that shook basketball..
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Helicopter company in Kobe Bryant crash not certified to fly in poor visibility: reports

The charter company whose helicopter crashed and killed basketball star Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others on Sunday was not certified to fly in conditions requiring pilots to fly using only..
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Kobe Bryant: NBA to honour basketball great in All-Star Game

The NBA will honour Kobe Bryant with a change of format in next month's All-Star Game in Chicago.
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Kobe Bryant: Vanessa breaks silence on husband's death

Vanessa makes her first comments after Sunday's crash that also killed one of the couple's daughters.
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Kobe Bryant: Washington Post reporter reinstated after tweet row

The Washington Post backtracks after suspending a reporter who posted about Kobe Bryant's rape case.
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Final moments of Kobe Bryant's fatal helicopter crash revealed by investigators

Moments before Los Angeles basketball great Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and the seven others perished in a helicopter crash, the pilot had tried to climb out of layer of clouds, but the..
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Playing basketball with Kobe

Kyle Helton grew up with the late basketball legend and remembers his dedication on and off the court.
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Kobe Bryant's high school coach lost his 'hero,' LeBron James 'devastated'

Kobe Bryant's high school basketball coach said he lost a hero when the former NBA superstar was killed in a helicopter crash, one of the tributes that continued to pour in on Tuesday while..
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Investigators seek answers to chopper crash as Kobe Bryant, eight others mourned

Investigators will continue after sunrise Tuesday to sift through the wreckage of Kobe Bryant's ill-fated helicopter that crashed in California, killing the former NBA star, his daughter and seven..
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Petition to make Bryant the new NBA logo nears 2 million signatures

Nearly 2 million people have signed an online petition to use Kobe Bryant's image as the new logo for the National Basketball Association following the death of the Los Angeles Lakers great on Sunday.
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Nike says Kobe Bryant merchandise sold out on website

Nike Inc's Kobe Bryant merchandise was sold out on its website, the company said on Tuesday, following reports the company had pulled products branded by the NBA star who died in a helicopter crash on..
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