Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant will be inducted into the Naismith Basketball Memorial Hall of Fame on Saturday. Before the ceremony, we take a look back on some of the best moments of his remarkable career.
Court documents say two Los Angeles County firefighters could be fired and a third suspended after first responders took and shared graphic photos from the site of the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his teenage daughter and seven others.
Tuesday marks five years since NBA legend Kobe Bryant, who donned purple and gold for 20 years, played his final game for the Los Angeles Lakers. His 60-point spectacular was one of the greatest performances in NBA history, followed by his "Mamba Out," farewell speech.
Vanessa Bryant, the widow of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, has shared a 12-page document revealing the names of the deputies who took and shared photos of the fatal helicopter crash that took the life of Kobe, their daughter Gigi and seven others.
The National Transportation Safety Board revealed the likely cause of the deadly helicopter crash that took the lives of nine Southern California residents, including NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter on Tuesday.
The National Transportation Safety Board said poor visibility probably led pilot Ara Zobayan to become so disoriented in thick fog north of Los Angeles that he could not perceive up from down. The five board members also said Zobayan, who also died in the crash, ignored his training and violated federal regulations during the 40-minute flight.
Bryant’s widow blamed the pilot. She and families of other victims also faulted the companies that owned and operated the helicopter. The brother of the pilot didn’t blame Bryant but said he knew the risks of flying.
Los Angeles may have made Kobe Bryant a household name, but Bryant’s path to greatness took him from Italy to Philadelphia before reaching California.
Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were often seen together at games, and he was known to gush about her tenacity as a basketball player in interviews and on social media.
From nationally-televised tribute videos to an executive order pushing for a statue in Washington, D.C., here's what the biggest stars in Hollywood and in sports did to honor Kobe Bryant.
On the one year anniversary of the helicopter crash, Vanessa Bryant shared a touching letter she received from her late daughter’s friend and confessed she “will never understand” the tragedy that unfolded.
January 26, 2020, was a day that broke hearts beyond the world of sports. A year after a helicopter crash took the lives of nine California residents, including Kobe and Gianna Bryant, their legacies continue to live on.
On Tuesday, Natalia Bryant, the firstborn child of Vanessa and Kobe Bryant, is celebrating her eighteenth birthday.
Kobe Bryant's widow, Vanessa, lashed out Wednesday in response to a lawsuit filed against her by her mother demanding financial support and claiming the late Laker legend had vowed to take care of her financially for life.
The NBA said Saturday that the delayed Hall of Fame weekend — it was to have taken place in Springfield, Massachusetts in August, before being pushed back because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Gov. Gavin Newsom has approved legislation prompted by the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and eight others.
Vanessa Bryant, the widow of the late NBA legend Kobe Bryant, is suing Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva and his department after his deputies allegedly took personal photographs on their phones of the bodies of Kobe and Gianna Bryant at the scene of the deadly helicopter crash in Calabasas, according to a lawsuit obtained by FOX 11 Tuesday.
In a series of posts on her Instagram Story, Bryant spotlighted screenshots of tweets and articles blasting Villanueva and calling out his department over the leak of graphic photos following the tragic helicopter crash that killed her husband, Kobe Bryant, their young daughter Gianna, and seven others in January.
The company that operated the helicopter that crashed in Calabasas in January, killing Laker legend Kobe Bryant and eight others, is fighting back against lawsuits over the tragedy, filing a suit of its own contending air-traffic controllers are to blame for the crash.
A plan is in the works to rename a section of Figueroa Street near Staples Center in honor of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, it was announced Monday.