Washington, March 30 (IANS) The towel which basketball legend Kobe Bryant had drapped over his shoulders during his farewell speech following his final game in 2016 has been sold for more than $33,000. Bryant’s towel, along with two tickets to his final game, were sold at a virtual auction on Sunday for a total of […]Kobe Bryant’s towel from finale sold for $33,000 — TwistArticle
LOS ANGELES — Hours before the building became his office for the night, Clippers coach Doc Rivers was among those gathered at Staples Center on Monday to memorialize Kobe and Gianna Bryant in a “Celebration of Life” ceremony. “This morning was beautiful,” Rivers said shortly before the Clippers faced the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night.…Clippers’ Doc Rivers treasures ‘beautiful day’ in memory of Kobe Bryant — Press Telegram
Vanessa Bryant held back tears as she paid emotional tribute to her late husband and NBA legend Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna at a memorial service held at the Staples Center on Monday. Vanessa began her touching speech by remembering her 13-year-old daughter, who she says was “a sweet soul,” and reflected on their friendship.…Vanessa Bryant Remembers Husband Kobe and Daughter Gianna in Touching Memorial Tribute — Variety
CHICAGO — It was a decorated stage: Dominique Wilkins. Gary Payton. Grant Hill. George Gervin. Alex English. Legends sitting in chairs in a room in the United Center, prepared to announce the next group of men and women who will be considered for the Basketball Hall of Fame. In the front row, Kevin Garnett and…Kobe Bryant a finalist for Hall of Fame, which feels depth of his loss — Press Telegram
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In the hours before Kobe Bryant died, he spoke on the phone with LeBron James, the newly minted third-leading scorer in NBA history. Bryant had always been prideful in his career, but now was gracious despite being eclipsed. The two men, as warm as they had ever been in their careers, had…Lakers prepare themselves for a season-long march of Kobe Bryant tributes — Daily News
Aside from the championships and aside from the statistics, Kobe Bryant had something most NBA players never achieve: mystique. Even as he was one of the biggest sports stars in the world, there were parts of the Black Mamba that seemed unknowable and enigmatic. He inspired legends as the first one to arrive the gym…The best of Kobe Bryant’s legends and tall tales with the Lakers — Press Telegram
Make shift memorials as fans mourn the loss of Kobe Bryant with make shift memorials in front of La Live across from Staples Center, home of the Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles on Sunday, January 26, 2020. Kobe Bryant and 8 others died in an helicopter crash in Calabasas. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena…Kobe Bryant timeline: A look at the life of the Lakers legend — Press Telegram.