Friday, February 28, 2020
In this March 2, 2019, file photo Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna watch the first half of an NCAA college basketball game between Connecticut and Houston in Storrs, Conn. A public memorial service for Bryant, Gianna and seven others killed in a helicopter crash is planned for Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, at Staples Center in Los Angeles, a person with knowledge of the details told The Associated Press on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

Memorial Ceremony For Kobe Bryant, Helicopter Crash Victims Monday

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The official memorial ceremony for former Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, will begin...
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Online Registration Begins for Feb. 24 Kobe Bryant Memorial Ceremony at Staples Center in...

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Online registration has begun for fans hoping to attend a Feb. 24 memorial ceremony at Staples Center in...
Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James, wearing a No. 24 jersey, points up while shedding tears after the national anthem before the team's NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Los Angeles, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

Lakers Return After Bryant’s Death, Lose 127-119 to Blazers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant's resonant voice echoed through the darkened Staples Center while images from his life and career flickered...
In this April 13, 2016, file photo, a giant banner congratulating Kobe Bryant is draped around Staples Center before his last NBA basketball game in downtown Los Angeles. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

NBA Changing All-Star Game Format, Adding A Kobe Tribute

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer Kobe Bryant’s final jersey number will be something this year’s NBA All-Stars...
Shadows are cast on a memorial wall as fans gather at LA Live, near Staples Center where the Los Angeles Lakers play, to memorialize Kobe Bryant Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Los Angeles following a helicopter crash that killed the former NBA basketball player, his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and seven others. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Crash-Warning Device Might Not Have Saved Bryant Helicopter

By BRIAN MELLEY, DAVID KOENIG and BERNARD CONDON Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The helicopter carrying Kobe...
National Transportation Safety Board member Jennifer Homendy, center, and Elizabeth Espinoza, executive communication director for the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, lower left, and others listen to Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva, lower right at podium, during a news conference about the helicopter crash that killed former Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant and eight others, at the Lost Hills substation in Calabasas, Calif., Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Pilot of Kobe Bryant Helicopter Tried to Avoid Heavy Fog

CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — A veteran pilot who plunged into a Los Angeles-area hillside, killing Kobe Bryant and eight others, had tried...
FILE - In this Wednesday, March 24, 2004, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, center, walks out of a holding area as he prepares to leave for a lunch break from proceedings in his sexual assault case as members of his security team accompany him, in Eagle, Colo. Some argued that there was no need to dredge up accounts of the 2003 rape allegation against Bryant when he died suddenly Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. Others viewed it as another example of an icon being given a pass because he was a successful athlete. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)

In #metoo era, Kobe and other athletes often get a pass

DENVER (AP) — Folded conveniently into the narratives about his “complicated past” was the detail about Kobe Bryant that could’ve wrecked him.
Fans mourn the loss of Kobe Bryant with makeshift memorials in front of La Live across from Staples Center, home of the Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan, 26, 2020. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)

NBA Postpones Laker-Clipper Game Over Continuing Impact Of Bryant’s Death

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - With the Lakers reeling from the death of Kobe Bryant, the NBA postponed the team's scheduled game tomorrow...
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Kobe Bryant, Eight Others Killed in Helicopter Crash in Calabasas California

CALABASAS (CNS) - Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and eight other people, including one of Bryant's daughters, were killed today when...
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Update: Kobe Fans Swarm LA’s Staples Center. Bryant, Dead in Helicopter Crash in...

Breaking..... Updates to follow throughout the day. 1-26-20 1:01pm PDT - With fans swarming to Staples Center in the...

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