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Saturday, April 04, 2020

Kobe Bryant


Kobe Bryant book The Wizenard Series: Season One launched

April 02, 2020 4:45 pm

The series is a young adult novel that traces the life and experience of Reggie, a basketball player in his quest of becoming the best version of himself. He is held back by circumstances, especially the gym which he feels is working against him. 

It's okay to fall because you are going to be loved, no matter what: Kobe Byrant

March 18, 2020 9:48 am

Reminding us of the importance of learning and improving everyday is this inspiring video of the late American football champion Kobe Byrant.

Michael Jordan's poignant Kobe Bryant tribute: 'A piece of me died'

February 25, 2020 11:31 am

The heartfelt comments from Michael Jordan, the relatively media-shy billionaire owner of the Charlotte Hornets, were a poignant highlight of the two-hour ceremony.

'He was my everything': Kobe Bryant mourned at emotional Los Angeles tribute

February 25, 2020 9:27 am

The "Celebration of Life" memorial at the Staples Center, Bryant's home arena during most of his storied 20-season career with the Los Angeles Lakers, featured an emotional address by Bryant's widow Vanessa, who started dating Kobe when she was 17.

NBA-All-Star MVP Award named in honour of Kobe Bryant

February 16, 2020 4:06 pm

Kobe Bryant, an 18-time All-Star who won a record-tying four All-Star Game MVP awards, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash on January 26.

Kobe Bryant memorial tickets to sell for as much as ₹16k

February 15, 2020 10:41 am

A “limited number of tickets” will be on sale to the public on Tuesday for as much as $224 (Approx. ₹16k) each ahead of the Feb. 24 event at Staples Center, according to a Friday news release from the Lakers.

Snoop Dogg apologises to Gayle King for rant over Kobe Bryant

February 13, 2020 1:08 pm

Snoop Dogg was furious that the CBS This Morning anchor Gayle King brought up rape allegations from Kobe Bryant’s past in her interview with Leslie, a friend of Bryant.

Kobe Bryant's helicopter was 100 feet from clear skies, claims probe

February 08, 2020 11:19 am

The January 26 crash occurred in cloudy conditions and the "investigative update" from the NTSB reinforces the notion the pilot became disoriented and crashed while trying to get to clear skies around Calabasas.

Explained: Inside the life of Kobe Bryant

February 08, 2020 10:58 am

'Kobe Bryant: An Extraordinary Life' contains various accounts that describe Bryant as a “competitor” and “a mesmerising athlete, a ruthless tactician, a savvy marketer, a stubborn iconoclast, a tireless polymath, a devoted father, a consummate professional”.

Kobe Bryant's death put life in perspective for me, says Virat Kohli

February 04, 2020 2:29 pm

Kohli, who said he grew up watching Bryant in action in the NBA, said the legend's death last month was a reminder that life  is sometimes taken for granted in pursuit of control over the future.


Tearful Michael Jordan commemorates public memorial for Kobe Bryant

February 25, 2020 10:04 am

A tearful Michael Jordan remembered his "little brother" Kobe Bryant at a star-filled memorial in Los Angeles for the basketball great and his daughter Gianna, who died with seven others in a helicopter crash last month.

Tears, jerseys on every seat and LeBron James' touching tribute to Kobe Bryant

February 01, 2020 12:12 pm

Red roses adorned the courtside seats where Kobe and Gianna Bryant sat at the last Los Angeles Lakers game they attended. Tears, jerseys of every seat and a touching tribute: How LA Lakers paid tribute to Kobe Bryant

RIP Mamba: A walk through Kobe Bryant's illustrious career

January 28, 2020 7:37 am

Nine people were killed in the helicopter crash that claimed the life of NBA star Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter.