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February 28, 2020, 10:56 PM

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.
February 28, 2020, 10:56 PM
Vanessa Bryant's full remarks at Kobe and Gianna's memorial
February 28, 2020, 2:00 PM

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.
February 28, 2020, 2:00 PM
Vanessa Bryant submits wrongful death complaint against helicopter operator in crash
February 28, 2020, 6:00 AM

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.
February 28, 2020, 6:00 AM
Intricate custom casket designed to honor Kobe Bryant
February 28, 2020, 4:23 AM

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.
February 28, 2020, 4:23 AM
Celebrities share tributes for Kobe Bryant on day of public memorial
February 27, 2020, 5:15 PM

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.
February 27, 2020, 5:15 PM
David Beckham on Kobe Bryant: ‘I admired his love for his family’
February 27, 2020, 4:00 PM

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.
February 27, 2020, 4:00 PM
At Kobe Bryant service Vanessa Bryant opens up, Michael Jordan wipes away tears
February 27, 2020, 3:11 PM

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
February 27, 2020, 3:11 PM
Kobe Bryant handprints, other memorabilia up for auction
February 25, 2020, 4:17 PM

Powerful ‘Celebration of Life’ held for Kobe and Gianna Bryant

Vanessa Bryant spoke publicly for the first time since the death of her husband and daughter in a horrific helicopter crash that claimed their lives and seven others.
February 25, 2020, 4:17 PM
Powerful ‘Celebration of Life’ held for Kobe and Gianna Bryant
February 25, 2020, 4:10 PM

Friends, fans, legends gather to honor Kobe Bryant

Bryant's wife, Vanessa, spoke publicly for the first time since Bryant, his daughter and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash.
February 25, 2020, 4:10 PM
Friends, fans, legends gather to honor Kobe Bryant
February 25, 2020, 4:09 PM

Thousands gather to honor Kobe and Gianna Bryant

20,000 people attended "A Celebration of Life" memorial less than one month after the former NBA star and his daughter died in a helicopter crash in California.
February 25, 2020, 4:09 PM
Thousands gather to honor Kobe and Gianna Bryant
February 25, 2020, 4:07 PM

Thousands honor Kobe Bryant, daughter and victims at memorial

The Los Angeles Lakers legend was remembered at a massive memorial in Staples Center with tributes from Beyoncé, Michael Jordan, his wife Vanessa Bryant and more.
February 25, 2020, 4:07 PM
Thousands honor Kobe Bryant, daughter and victims at memorial
February 25, 2020, 3:16 PM

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.
February 25, 2020, 3:16 PM
Beyoncé's nails paid tribute to Kobe Bryant during memorial
February 25, 2020, 1:06 PM

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.
February 25, 2020, 1:06 PM
Tributes at the service for Kobe Bryant
February 25, 2020, 12:51 PM

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
February 25, 2020, 12:51 PM
February 24, 2020, 9:55 PM

Remembering Kobe and Gianna Bryant

“A celebration of life” memorial service for Kobe and Gianna Bryant.
February 24, 2020, 9:55 PM
Remembering Kobe and Gianna Bryant
February 24, 2020, 8:18 PM

Former NBA player remembers Kobe Bryant

Bruce Bowen talked about the Lakers great before the memorial service honoring Bryant and his daughter, Gianna.
February 24, 2020, 8:18 PM
Former NBA player remembers Kobe Bryant
February 24, 2020, 6:41 PM

Man built custom casket honoring Kobe Bryant

Fletcher Collins, from Bladen County, North Carolina, built a memorial piece honoring the life of Kobe Bryant.
February 24, 2020, 6:41 PM
Man built custom casket honoring Kobe Bryant
February 24, 2020, 3:32 PM

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.
February 24, 2020, 3:32 PM
LA gears up for Kobe Bryant memorial at Staples Center
February 23, 2020, 6:23 PM

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.
February 23, 2020, 6:23 PM
Preparations for Kobe Bryant memorial in Los Angeles
February 22, 2020, 1:59 PM

Los Angeles prepares for a public memorial service for Kobe Bryant

As the city prepares to mourn a legend, FAA reveals pilot in Bryant crash violated safety rules in 2015.
February 22, 2020, 1:59 PM
Los Angeles prepares for a public memorial service for Kobe Bryant
February 17, 2020, 10:03 PM

Watch Jennifer Hudson's tribute for Kobe Bryant at NBA All-Star Game

The emotion-filled NBA All-Star Game Sunday.was packed with heartfelt tributes for Lakers legend Kobe Bryant.
February 17, 2020, 10:03 PM
Watch Jennifer Hudson's tribute for Kobe Bryant at NBA All-Star Game
February 17, 2020, 3:07 PM

Kobe, Gigi Bryant honored at NBA All-Star game

Players and stars, including Jennifer Hudson and Common, paid tribute to the NBA legend and his daughter who died in a helicopter crash along with seven others last month.
February 17, 2020, 3:07 PM
Kobe, Gigi Bryant honored at NBA All-Star game
February 17, 2020, 12:11 PM

Kobe Bryant honored at 2020 NBA All-Star Game

Players, musicians and celebrities paid tribute to the late basketball legend during last night's matchup. ABC News’ Will Ganss reports.
February 17, 2020, 12:11 PM
Kobe Bryant honored at 2020 NBA All-Star Game
February 17, 2020, 12:06 PM

Christina Mauser, girls basketball coach killed alongside Kobe Bryant, honored in private funeral

Funeral services were held Sunday for Christina Mauser, the youth basketball coach killed in a helicopter crash three weeks ago alongside Kobe Bryant and eight others.
February 17, 2020, 12:06 PM
Girls basketball coach killed alongside Kobe Bryant honored in private funeral
February 15, 2020, 8:50 PM

Ticket information released for Kobe Bryant, Gianna Bryant memorial

Ticket information for Kobe Bryant's memorial service has been released.
February 15, 2020, 8:50 PM
Ticket information released for Kobe Bryant, Gianna Bryant memorial
February 15, 2020, 4:22 PM

Tributes planned for Kobe Bryant as NBA’s best meet up the All-Star Game

The league’s top players are giving back to community and a former president also lends a hand.
February 15, 2020, 4:22 PM
Tributes planned for Kobe Bryant as NBA’s best meet up the All-Star Game
February 14, 2020, 8:12 PM

Ticketing plan for Kobe Bryant public memorial released

Proceeds from the sales will benefit the Mamba and Mambacita Sports Foundation.
February 14, 2020, 8:12 PM
February 14, 2020, 2:49 PM

Kobe Bryant to be honored at NBA All-Star Weekend

ABC News’ TJ Holmes takes a look ahead at the tributes planned for Bryant and his daughter Gianna, who died in a helicopter crash.
February 14, 2020, 2:49 PM
Kobe Bryant to be honored at NBA All-Star Weekend
February 13, 2020, 8:20 PM

Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa speaks out about unimaginable grief

The NBA star and his daughter were killed in a helicopter crash last month.
February 13, 2020, 8:20 PM
Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa speaks out about unimaginable grief
February 13, 2020, 5:32 PM

Jennifer Hudson to perform Kobe Bryant tribute at NBA All-Star Game

Jennifer Hudson will honor Kobe Bryant, his daughter, Gianna, and the seven others who died.
February 13, 2020, 5:32 PM
Jennifer Hudson to perform Kobe Bryant tribute at NBA All-Star Game
February 12, 2020, 6:20 PM

Nike honors Kobe Bryant during New York Fashion Week

During Nike's 2020 forum event, the brand paid tribute to the late Kobe Bryant.
February 12, 2020, 6:20 PM
Nike pays tribute to Kobe Bryant during inclusive 2020 show
February 11, 2020, 6:53 PM

Emotional service honors Altobelli family killed in Kobe Bryant crash: 'They were everything to me'

Altobelli family members who all died in a helicopter crash alongside Kobe Bryant were honored at an emotional memorial service on Monday.
February 11, 2020, 6:53 PM
Family killed in Kobe Bryant crash: 'They were everything to me'
February 11, 2020, 4:27 PM

Angel Stadium memorial held for Altobelli family

Siblings paid tribute to their mother, father and sister, who were killed in the Calabasas helicopter crash that also took the life of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna.
February 11, 2020, 4:27 PM
Angel Stadium memorial held for Altobelli family
February 11, 2020, 5:06 AM

Vanessa Bryant mourns Kobe, daughter Gianna

She posted a video on Instagram of the former NBA player coaching their daughter and her team, saying, "It feels wrong."
February 11, 2020, 5:06 AM
Vanessa Bryant mourns Kobe, daughter Gianna
February 10, 2020, 11:06 PM

Female sportscasters discuss memories of Kobe Bryant

Pam Oliver, Lisa Salters, Maria Taylor and Sage Steele discuss memories of the late Kobe Bryant during ABC News’ Black History Month speaker series.
February 10, 2020, 11:06 PM
Female sportscasters discuss memories of Kobe Bryant
February 10, 2020, 9:00 PM

Kobe Bryant crash: Helicopter showed no signs of engine failure

There were no signs of engine failure in the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, according to a preliminary report by the NTSB.
February 10, 2020, 9:00 PM
No engine failure in helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, 8 others: Report
February 9, 2020, 4:21 AM

Kobe Bryant's daughter Gianna's No. 2 jersey retired after deadly helicopter crash

Gigi Bryant, 13, was following in her dad's footsteps on the basketball court.
February 9, 2020, 4:21 AM
Kobe Bryant's daughter Gianna's jersey retired after deadly helicopter crash
February 8, 2020, 8:35 PM

Principal who said it was 'karma' that Kobe Bryant died resigns

A high school principal who said it was "karma" that Kobe Bryant died has resigned.
February 8, 2020, 8:35 PM
Principal who said it was 'karma' that Kobe Bryant died resigns
February 8, 2020, 9:58 AM

Principal sorry for suggesting Kobe Bryant deserved death

A high school principal in Washington is apologizing for a post on her personal Facebook page that suggested former NBA star Kobe Bryant's death was deserved
February 8, 2020, 9:58 AM
February 8, 2020, 8:50 AM

High school principal apologizes for suggesting Kobe Bryant deserved to die

A high school principal has publicly apologized after a Facebook post she wrote surfaced suggesting that Kobe Bryant deserved to die in the helicopter crash.
February 8, 2020, 8:50 AM
High school principal apologizes for suggesting Kobe Bryant deserved to die
February 8, 2020, 5:09 AM

NTSB report released in Kobe Bryant crash

There were no signs the helicopter's rotors or engines failed in the deadly crash.
February 8, 2020, 5:09 AM
NTSB report released in Kobe Bryant crash
February 6, 2020, 11:40 PM

Kobe Bryant memorial service details announced following fatal crash that killed 9

A memorial services were announced for Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna.. Both were killed when in a helicopter crash in California.
February 6, 2020, 11:40 PM
Kobe Bryant memorial service details announced
February 6, 2020, 11:25 AM

Staples Center removes public's massive Kobe Bryant memorial

A massive memorial created by the public outside Staples Center after the death of former Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant is being dismantled, with an official saying some of the items will go to Bryant's widow
February 6, 2020, 11:25 AM
Staples Center removes public's massive Kobe Bryant memorial
February 6, 2020, 10:52 AM

Kobe Bryant's unexpected death leaves the world grieving, searching for answers

Kobe Bryant is being remembered and mourned across the globe today leaving many searching for answers after his sudden death in a helicopter crash in California.
February 6, 2020, 10:52 AM
Kobe Bryant's unexpected death leaves the world searching for answers
February 5, 2020, 11:56 PM

Kobe Bryant's books surging in popularity

Books created by Kobe Bryant’s content company soared in popularity in the days following the basketball legend’s death in a helicopter crash
February 5, 2020, 11:56 PM
Kobe Bryant's books surging in popularity
February 5, 2020, 8:12 PM

High school principal apologizes for suggesting Kobe Bryant deserved to die

Liza Sejkora, principal of Camas High School in Camas, Washington, has publicly apologized after a Facebook post she wrote surfaced regarding Kobe Bryant’s death.
February 5, 2020, 8:12 PM
High school principal apologizes for suggesting Kobe Bryant deserved to die
February 5, 2020, 12:25 AM

Kobe Bryant honored at memorial by his Philadelphia-area high school

Kobe Bryant was honored at a memorial at his high school Lower Merion by the school's basketball teams.
February 5, 2020, 12:25 AM
Kobe Bryant honored at his high school by basketball teams
February 4, 2020, 3:34 PM

Kobe Bryant crash: 911 calls released, underscoring poor visibility in foggy weather conditions

Newly released 911 calls made in the aftermath of the helicopter crash that killed basketball legend Kobe Bryant and 8 others underscore the poor weather conditions that
February 4, 2020, 3:34 PM
911 calls from Kobe Bryant's helicopter crash released
February 4, 2020, 5:21 AM

Police release 911 calls in deadly Kobe Bryant crash

Federal investigators said the helicopter carrying the NBA legend and eight others climbed and descended rapidly before slamming into a hill.
February 4, 2020, 5:21 AM
Police release 911 calls in deadly Kobe Bryant crash
February 3, 2020, 9:09 PM

World’s tallest building honors Kobe Bryant

The Burj Khalifa in Dubai illuminated with photographs of late NBA legend Kobe Brant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna.
February 3, 2020, 9:09 PM
World’s tallest building honors Kobe Bryant