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NBA says Kobe's delayed Hall induction coming in May 2021

Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett will finally enter the Basketball Hall of Fame in May 2021
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'Kobe,' 'Gianna' skyrocket as baby name choices after Kobe Bryant, daughter's deaths

Kobe Bryant and his teenage daughter, Gianna died in a helicopter crash in January.
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'Kobe,' 'Gianna' skyrocket as baby name choices after Kobe Bryant, daughter's deaths
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Vanessa Bryant sues Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department over crash site photos

Vanessa Bryant is suing the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department over crash site photos. Kobe and Gianna Bryant died in a helicopter crash in January.
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Vanessa Bryant sues LASD over crash site photos
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Kobe Bryant's former teammate Pau Gasol names newborn daughter after Gianna Bryant

Pau Gasol and his wife, Cat McDonnell, named their daughter, Elisabet Gianna Gasol, to honor Gasol's late friend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Bryant.
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Kobe Bryant's former teammate Pau Gasol names baby girl after Gianna Bryant
3 months ago

Nike debuts ‘Black Mamba’-themed jerseys for Kobe Bryant Day

The Los Angeles Lakers will sport jerseys in honor of the late Kobe Bryant.
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Nike debuts ‘Black Mamba’-themed jerseys for Kobe Bryant Day
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WNBA stars Diana Taurasi and Sabrina Ionescu pay tribute to Kobe Bryant

Diana Taurasi and Sabrina Ionescu honor Kobe Bryant for the late basketball legend's birthday and Kobe Bryant Day.
3 months ago
WNBA stars recall what Kobe Bryant meant to women's sports
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Taylor Swift gifts 'Folklore' cardigan to Kobe Bryant's 17-year-old daughter

"Thank you SO much @taylorswift…I am OBSESSED with ‘folklore’!!!" Natalie Bryant wrote in a response to Taylor Swift gifting her a cardigan.
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Taylor Swift gifts 'Folklore' cardigan to Kobe Bryant's daughter
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Vanessa Bryant posts 'Sex and the City' dress Kobe Bryant gifted her along with a sweet message

Vanessa Bryant posts 'Sex and the City' dress Kobe Bryant gifted her along with a sweet message.
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Kobe Bryant's widow posts 'Sex and the City' dress NBA star gifted her
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Company that flew Kobe Bryant's helicopter gets federal help

The helicopter company involved in the crash that killed former NBA star Kobe Bryant is getting taxpayer money designed to help small businesses hurt by the virus pandemic
5 months ago
Company that flew Kobe Bryant's helicopter gets federal help
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Brian McKnight says Kobe Bryant was 'absolutely 100% serious about his rap career'

Brian McKnight revealed that late NBA legend Kobe Bryant initially wanted to pursue a rap career before winning basketball championships.
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Brian McKnight says Kobe Bryant was 'absolutely 100% serious about his rap career'
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Vanessa Bryant marks 1st father's day without Kobe Bryant with emotional tribute

"Happy Father's Day to the BEST daddy in the world," Bryant captioned the post on her now-private Instagram. "We miss you so much. We love you forever and always."
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Vanessa Bryant marks 1st father's day without Kobe Bryant
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Vanessa Bryant urges Congress to pass helicopter safety law honoring late husband and daughter

Vanessa Bryant is urging Congress to pass a helicopter safety law in honor of late husband Kobe Bryant and their daughter, Gianna Bryant.
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Vanessa Bryant urges Congress to pass helicopter safety law
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Fog may have disoriented pilot in helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, 8 others: NTSB

The NTSB released its docket into the investigation of a helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and eight others.
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New details emerge in helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, 8 others
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Investigation into helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant

The National Transportation Safety Board has released new information and preliminary analysis about the pilot’s concerns about the weather conditions.
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Investigation into helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant
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Kobe Bryant's daughters Natalia and Bianka dance with Sabrina Ionescu in sweet video

No. 1 WNBA draft pick Sabrina Ionescu was close with both Kobe and Gianna Bryant.
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Kobe Bryant's daughters dance with Sabrina Ionescu in sweet video
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Kobe Bryant to be honored with posthumous Emmy Governors Award

Kobe Bryant will be honored with the 72nd Los Angeles Area Emmy Governors Award.
5 months ago
Kobe Bryant to be honored with posthumous Emmy Governors Award
6 months ago

Vanessa Bryant reveals tattoos honoring Kobe and Gianna

"I wanted my boo boo’s @kobebryant sweet message transferred on me," Vanessa Bryant captioned a video of tattoo artist Nikko Hurtado giving her the ink.
6 months ago
Vanessa Bryant reveals tattoos honoring Kobe and Gianna
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Vanessa Bryant shares sweet video of her daughter Capri's 1st steps

In a sweet video of the special moment, Capri takes a few steps before falling into her mother's arms. "I'm so proud of you!" Vanessa Bryant tells her daughter.
6 months ago
Vanessa Bryant shares sweet video of her daughter Capri's 1st steps
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Vanessa Bryant shares cover of Kobe's new book: 'One of my favorite novels created by my husband'

Vanessa Bryant said Kobe's new book "perfectly highlights the healing nature that lies within sports."
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Vanessa Bryant says Kobe's new book is one of her 'favorite novels' he made
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Report: Bryant crash pilot had no drugs, alcohol in system

An autopsy has found the pilot of the helicopter that crashed and killed Kobe Bryant had no trace of drugs or alcohol in his system
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Legal aftermath of helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, 8 others

A relative of the pilot said that passengers knew the risks when they boarded the helicopter after a lawsuit filed by Kobe's wife Vanessa Bryant.
7 months ago
Legal aftermath of helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, 8 others
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Michael Jordan’s relationship with Kobe Bryant

The latest installment of the ESPN docuseries, “The Last Dance,” will spotlight Michael Jordan’s longstanding friendship with Kobe Bryant.
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Michael Jordan’s relationship with Kobe Bryant
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Kobe Bryant's daughter, 3, steals the show dancing with her sister

Kobe Bryant's daughter Bianka, 3, stole the show in sister Natalia's TikTok video shared by Vanessa Bryant on Instagram.
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Kobe Bryant's daughter, 3, steals the show dancing with her sister
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Kobe and Gianna Bryant, Alyssa Altobelli, Payton Chester honored at WNBA draft

The teenagers were among the nine victims of a January helicopter crash.
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WNBA names Gianna Bryant, Alyssa Altobelli, Payton Chester honorary draft picks
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Kobe Bryant’s 3-year-old daughter is melting our hearts as she dances with her sister

Kobe Bryant’s daughter steals the show when she interrupts her sister’s video of her dancing to “We Rock” from “Camp Rock.”
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Kobe Bryant’s 3-year-old daughter is melting our hearts as she dances with her sister
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Vanessa Bryant shares photos with daughters Natalia, Bianka and Capri celebrating Easter

The former NBA star's widow posted a sweet video of her young daughters, 3-year-old Bianka and 9-month-old Capri, getting into chocolate treats from the Easter bunny.
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Widow of Kobe Bryant shares photos of family Easter celebrations
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Vanessa Bryant says Kobe wanted to use retirement to 'make up for lost time'

To mark Mamba Day, the fourth anniversary of Kobe Bryant's final NBA game, his widow, Vanessa Bryant, shared footage of his final moments on the court.
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Vanessa Bryant says Kobe wanted to use retirement to 'make up for lost time'
8 months ago

Kobe Bryant to be inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame

The NBA announced its “Class of 2020” inductees which includes the late Kobe Bryant for his contributions to the game of basketball.
8 months ago
Kobe Bryant to be inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame
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Kobe, Duncan, Garnett headline Basketball Hall of Fame class

Bryant was already a legend, and now he’s officially a Hall of Famer as well.
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Vanessa Bryant shares video of Kobe and Gigi Bryant

Kobe and Gigi Bryant were among those killed in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26.
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Vanessa Bryant shares video of Kobe and Gigi Bryant
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Kobe Bryant, daughter among 9 dead in helicopter crash in Southern California

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant is among nine people who died in a helicopter crash in the wealthy Southern California residential neighborhood of Calabasas.
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Kobe Bryant, daughter among 9 dead in helicopter crash in Southern California
9 months ago

Kobe Bryant's daughter poses with a mural of him

Kobe Bryant's eldest daughter, Natalia, posed in front of a mural honoring the basketball star and daughter Gianna, who died in a helicopter crash in January.
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Kobe Bryant's daughter poses with a mural of him
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Kobe Bryant's daughter poses in front of a mural of him and Gianna

Kobe Bryant's eldest daughter, Natalia, posed in front of a mural honoring the basketball star and daughter Gianna, who died in a helicopter crash in January.
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Kobe Bryant's daughter poses in front of a mural of him and Gianna
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LA County sheriff says 8 deputies took Bryant crash photos

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva says eight deputies allegedly took or shared graphic photos of the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash scene, but he ordered them deleted
9 months ago
Sheriff says 8 deputies took Bryant crash photos
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Vanessa Bryant 'devastated' over report that LA county deputies shared graphic photos of crash site, lawyer says

Vanessa Bryant is "devastated" over a report from the Los Angeles Times that deputies shared graphic photos from the crash scene that killed her husband and daughter.
9 months ago
Wife 'devastated' over report photos of Kobe Bryant crash site were shared: Lawyer
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Bryant's widow 'devastated' by report deputies shared photos

The LA Times reported that deputies has shared photos of the crash and victims.
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Bryant's widow 'devastated' by report deputies shared photos
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Kobe Bryant handprints, other memorabilia up for auction

Some key Kobe Bryant memorabila, including two of his Los Angeles Lakers uniforms and handprints he left outside a Hollywood landmark, are going up for sale in April
9 months ago
Kobe Bryant handprints, other memorabilia up for auction
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Vanessa Bryant's full remarks at Kobe and Gianna's memorial: 'You are my everything'

Vanessa Bryant gave a nearly 20-minute speech in front of a packed house at the Staples Center to honor the lives of her husband and daughter, sharing intimate details.
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Vanessa Bryant's full remarks at Kobe and Gianna's memorial
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Vanessa Bryant submits wrongful death complaint against helicopter operator in crash that killed Kobe Bryant, daughter

Kobe Bryant's widow has submitted a wrongful death against the helicopter company that operated the flight that killed her husband, daughter and seven others.
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Vanessa Bryant submits wrongful death complaint against helicopter operator in crash
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Intricate custom casket designed to honor Kobe, Gianna Bryant

Fletcher Collins of Glorious Custom Designs created a Lakers-inspired casket to honor Kobe Bryant and drove it across the country to LA.
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Intricate custom casket designed to honor Kobe Bryant
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Kevin Hart, J.Lo and more share tributes for Kobe and Gianna Bryant as public memorial takes place

On the day of the late Lakers legend's memorial, tributes from friends and supporters of the star flooded in.
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Celebrities share tributes for Kobe Bryant on day of public memorial
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David Beckham on Kobe Bryant: ‘I admired his love for his family’

Former soccer player David Beckham opened up on what losing Kobe Bryant meant to him.
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David Beckham on Kobe Bryant: ‘I admired his love for his family’
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At Kobe Bryant memorial service Vanessa Bryant opens up, Michael Jordan wipes away tears

A powerful public memorial service was held at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles Monday to honor Kobe Bryant.
9 months ago
At Kobe Bryant service Vanessa Bryant opens up, Michael Jordan wipes away tears
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Beyoncé's nails paid tribute to Kobe Bryant during memorial

Beyoncé opened Kobe Bryant's memorial service by singing "XO" and "Halo" and also wearing purple nail art that paid tribute to the late basketball star.
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Beyoncé's nails paid tribute to Kobe Bryant during memorial
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Tributes at the service for Kobe Bryant

Thousands packed the Staples Center in Los Angeles to honor the basketball legend and his daughter Gianna who were killed in a helicopter crash last month.
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Tributes at the service for Kobe Bryant
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Helicopter pilot in Bryant crash had FAA violation in 2015

The pilot of a helicopter that crashed into a Southern California hillside, killing Kobe Bryant and eight others, was reprimanded five years ago for flying without permission into airspace while he had reduced visibility
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Former NBA player remembers Kobe Bryant

Bruce Bowen talked about the Lakers great before the memorial service honoring Bryant and his daughter, Gianna.
9 months ago
Former NBA player remembers Kobe Bryant
9 months ago

Man built custom casket honoring Kobe Bryant

Fletcher Collins, from Bladen County, North Carolina, built a memorial piece honoring the life of Kobe Bryant.
9 months ago
Man built custom casket honoring Kobe Bryant
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LA gears up for Kobe Bryant memorial at Staples Center

20,000 fans will file into the massive memorial to honor Kobe and Gianna Bryant and the others who died in the helicopter accident in Calabasas last month.
9 months ago
LA gears up for Kobe Bryant memorial at Staples Center
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Preparations for Kobe Bryant memorial in Los Angeles

The community will come together to mourn the basketball great and his daughter after they were killed in a helicopter crash last month.
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Preparations for Kobe Bryant memorial in Los Angeles