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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 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

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:42Published
Drake pays tribute to Kobe Bryant in new Toosie Slide video [Video]

Drake pays tribute to Kobe Bryant in new Toosie Slide video

Drake has paid a subtle tribute to late basketball legend Kobe Bryant in his new Toosie Slide video.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:41Published
Vanessa Bryant Poses in Front of Kobe and Gianna Mural with Remaining Daughters [Video]

Vanessa Bryant Poses in Front of Kobe and Gianna Mural with Remaining Daughters

Vanessa Bryant shared footage of her oldest daughter, Natalia, posing in front of a mural of her late father, Kobe,and sister, Gianna.

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Kobe Bryant's widow 'devastated' by 'deplorable' d*ath scene photos scandal [Video]

Kobe Bryant's widow 'devastated' by 'deplorable' d*ath scene photos scandal

An attorney for Kobe Bryant's widow has slammed the alleged dissemination of the basketball icon's d*ath scene photos among Los Angeles authorities as "inexcusable and deplorable" behaviour.

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Graphic Photos Of Kobe Crash Shared—Investigation Launched [Video]

Graphic Photos Of Kobe Crash Shared—Investigation Launched

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is opening an investigation. This comes after after deputies were accused of sharing graphic images of a helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published
LL Cool J advised Kobe Bryant against 'gangster rap' career [Video]

LL Cool J advised Kobe Bryant against 'gangster rap' career

LL Cool J has recalled how he once urged Kobe Bryant to scrap an album of gangster rap recordings.

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Celebrities uplift Vanessa Bryant after eulogizing her late husband and daughter [Video]

Celebrities uplift Vanessa Bryant after eulogizing her late husband and daughter

Celebrities took to social media after Vanessa Bryant bravely remembered her late husband, Kobe Bryant, and their daughter, Gianna, during a public Celebration of Life on Monday.

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Gabrielle Union shares 'Kobe Bryant memorial service was healing to witness' [Video]

Gabrielle Union shares 'Kobe Bryant memorial service was healing to witness'

Gabrielle Union has described the star-studded memorial service in honour of the late Kobe Bryant as a "healing" experience.

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Beyonce and Alicia Keys perform at Kobe Bryant's memorial [Video]

Beyonce and Alicia Keys perform at Kobe Bryant's memorial

Beyonce, Alicia Keys and Christina Aguilera performed at the public memorial for late basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna on Monday.

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Jordan, O'Neal pay tribute to Bryant [Video]

Jordan, O'Neal pay tribute to Bryant

Basketball legends Michael Jordan and Shaquille O'Neal make emotional speeches in memory of their friend Kobe Bryant

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LL Cool J advised Kobe Bryant against gangster rap album release [Video]

LL Cool J advised Kobe Bryant against gangster rap album release

Rapper LL Cool J once advised NBA legend Kobe Bryant against forming a rap career, admitting he was "confused" when the pro basketball star played his album to him.

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Michael Jordan remembers Kobe Bryant [Video]

Michael Jordan remembers Kobe Bryant

Michael Jordan gives an emotional tribute and admits he's given the world another “crying Jordan” meme.

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Beyonce, Alicia Keys and More Honor Kobe and Gigi Bryant During Emotional Memorial | THR News [Video]

Beyonce, Alicia Keys and More Honor Kobe and Gigi Bryant During Emotional Memorial | THR News

Stars, family and friends gather together at Los Angeles' Staples Center to honor the late Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna.

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 02:42Published
Michael Jordan pays emotional tribute to Kobe Bryant [Video]

Michael Jordan pays emotional tribute to Kobe Bryant

Fighting back tears, basketball great Michael Jordan has paid tribute to his close friend Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash last month.

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Olivia Culpo and Jada Pinkett Smith honour Kobe Bryant at Milan Fashion Week [Video]

Olivia Culpo and Jada Pinkett Smith honour Kobe Bryant at Milan Fashion Week

Olivia Culpo and Jada Pinkett Smith honoured Kobe Bryant during Philipp Plein's runway show at Milan Fashion Week in Italy over the weekend.

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Jennifer Hudson leads Kobe Bryant tribute at NBA All-Star game [Video]

Jennifer Hudson leads Kobe Bryant tribute at NBA All-Star game

Jennifer Hudson performed and led an eight-second silence to Kobe Bryant at the NBA All-Star game in Chicago on Sunday (02.16.20).

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Jennifer Hudson Honors Kobe Bryant At NBA All-Star Game [Video]

Jennifer Hudson Honors Kobe Bryant At NBA All-Star Game

At Sunday's NBA All-Star Game, Jennifer Hudson belted out a beautiful tribute to honor late Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Bryant. It has been three weeks since Kobe, Gianna, and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published
Michael B. Jordan honours friend Kobe Bryant in All-Star game film tribute [Video]

Michael B. Jordan honours friend Kobe Bryant in All-Star game film tribute

Michael B. Jordan has eulogised his friend Kobe Bryant for a new ESPN NBA All-Star Weekend tribute.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:41Published
Celebrities honor Kobe Bryant with tattoos [Video]

Celebrities honor Kobe Bryant with tattoos

Kobe Bryant's untimely death has inspired many celebrities to honor his memory with ink.

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Team LeBron wins close fought NBA All-Star Game over Team Giannis [Video]

Team LeBron wins close fought NBA All-Star Game over Team Giannis

Kawhi Leonard wins first Kobe Bryant MVP award as Team LeBron downs Team Giannis 157-155 in close fought NBA All-Star Game

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NBA All-Star Game MVP Award permanently named for Kobe [Video]

NBA All-Star Game MVP Award permanently named for Kobe

NBA commissioner Adam Silver announces the All-Star Game MVP award permanently named for Kobe

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NBA All-Star captains LeBron, Giannis excited for game but missing Kobe [Video]

NBA All-Star captains LeBron, Giannis excited for game but missing Kobe

NBA All-Star Game captains LeBron James and Giannis Antetokuonmpo excited to be part of weekend but still feeling Kobe's death

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:32Published
Justin Bieber Cries, Wants To 'Protect' Billie Eilish From Industry [Video]

Justin Bieber Cries, Wants To 'Protect' Billie Eilish From Industry

Screenshot Twitter/billie eilish source media, Gary Miller/Getty Images Justin Bieber got emotional and even had to wipe away tears while talking about wanting to protect Billie Eilish during his Beats..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published
Bryant named Basketball Hall of Fame finalist three weeks after death [Video]

Bryant named Basketball Hall of Fame finalist three weeks after death

Kobe Bryant named Basketball Hall of Fame finalist three weeks after dying in helicopter crash

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:58Published

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