Kobe Bryant

Report: Los Angeles deputies shared Kobe Bryant crash photos

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities are investigating whether deputies shared graphic photos of the helicopter crash scene wh...
18:04 28 February 2022

Kobe Bryant handprints, other memorabilia up for auction

NEW YORK (AP) — Some key Kobe Bryant memorabilia, including two of his Los Angeles Lakers uniforms and cement handprints...
14:04 27 February 2022

LeBron’s 40 bests Zion, sends Lakers past Pelicans 118-109

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James had 40 points and eight rebounds in his first career meeting with Zion Williamson while ...
5:53 26 February 2022

Bryant fans from near and far find closure at LA memorial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Kobe Bryant scored 60 points in his last NBA game in 2016, Kristian Beflic was there, having com...
2:37 25 February 2022

Public memorial service remembers the private Kobe Bryant

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant’s wife remembered him as a devoted father and husband who arrived early for school pickup...
23:32 24 February 2022

Kobe Bryant’s widow sues helicopter operator for deaths

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant’s widow sued the owner of the helicopter that crashed in fog and killed the former Los An...
19:55 24 February 2022

Love of basketball put Bryant, others on final fatal flight

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The six passengers traveling with Kobe Bryant and his daughter in the helicopter that crashed into a ...
7:15 24 February 2022

Kawhi Leonard wins first Kobe Bryant All-Star MVP award

CHICAGO — Kawhi Leonard made it look effortless, nailing one 3-pointer after another and nearly matching an All-Star Game record.
6:05 17 February 2022

Last shot wins: Team LeBron wins All-Star Game 157-155

CHICAGO — Players were taking charges, bodies were hitting the floor, calls and non-calls were being screamed about on both ends. The fourth quarter o...
5:14 17 February 2022

All-Star weekend, as expected, was about honoring Kobe

CHICAGO — It has become one of the NBA’s most revered traditions: On the morning of the NBA All-Star Game, the league pays tribute to retired players ...
21:00 16 February 2022

The Latest: NBA renames All-Star Game MVP award for Bryant

CHICAGO — The Latest on Saturday night at NBA All-Star weekend. (all times local):
0:53 16 February 2022

Bryant casts shadow as NBA’s best meet in All-Star Game

CHICAGO — Kobe Bryant always seemed to be in top form when he stepped onto the court for the NBA All-Star Game. The league's current best will try to ...
22:43 15 February 2022

Ticketing plan for Kobe Bryant public memorial released

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers announced Friday that fans seeking to attend the Feb. 24 memorial for Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, at St...
20:05 14 February 2022

Kuchar shoots 64 to lead Riviera; Tiger wastes strong start

LOS ANGELES — Tiger Woods began with an unknowing tribute to Kobe Bryant by making an eagle putt that optical cameras measured at 24 feet, 8 inches. H...
1:51 14 February 2022

Snoop Dogg apologizes to Gayle King for rant over Bryant

NEW YORK — After days of blistering criticism, Snoop Dogg has finally apologized to Gayle King for attacking her over her interview with former basket...
3:42 13 February 2022

Kobe Bryant’s widow expresses grief, anger in online post

LOS ANGELES — Vanessa Bryant expressed grief and anger in an Instagram post Monday as she copes with the deaths of her husband Kobe Bryant, their daug...
23:20 10 February 2022

Scarlett Johansson among the bombshells on Oscars red carpet

NEW YORK — Scarlett Johansson showed up Sunday for her two-nomination night at the Oscars every bit the bombshell in a Champagne-colored Oscar de la R...
2:50 10 February 2022

CBS News head calls threats against Gayle King reprehensible

NEW YORK — The CBS News chief called threats against journalist Gayle King “reprehensible” Saturday as backlash grew against rapper Snoop Dogg and oth...
23:15 8 February 2022

Kobe Bryant helicopter had nearly cleared blinding clouds

LOS ANGELES — The pilot of the helicopter that crashed and killed Kobe Bryant and eight others was almost out of blinding clouds when he suddenly plun...
4:33 8 February 2022

Probe: Bryant helicopter was 100 feet from clear skies

LOS ANGELES — A witness to the deadly crash of a helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and eight others said it sounded normal just before slamming into a h...
0:57 8 February 2022

Winfrey says King not doing well after social media backlash

NEW YORK — Oprah Winfrey says her friend Gayle King is facing death threats following a social media backlash caused by an interview with WNBA star Li...
19:59 7 February 2022

AP Source: Bryant memorial set for Feb. 24 at Staples Center

LOS ANGELES — A public memorial service for Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others killed in a helicopter crash is planned for Feb. 24 at Staples ...
22:42 6 February 2022

At the Super Bowl, they remembered Kobe Bryant

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Even at the Super Bowl, they mourned Kobe Bryant.
23:06 2 February 2022

Shaquille O’Neal on Kobe Bryant: ‘We love you, brother’

MIAMI — Shaquille O’Neal paid tribute to his friend and former teammate, Kobe Bryant, with one of their shared favorite hobbies: music.
10:34 1 February 2022

The King’s Speech: LeBron James’ words salve hurting Lakers

LOS ANGELES — LeBron James has only been a part of the Los Angeles Lakers for 19 months. The West Coast is a late stop on an NBA odyssey that already ...
9:29 1 February 2022

Lakers return after Bryant’s death, lose 127-119 to Blazers

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers dried their eyes and took the Staples Center court for the first time since Kobe Bryant's death with a resolve th...
7:02 1 February 2022

Kings win 1st hoops game at Staples since Kobe’s death

LOS ANGELES — De'Aaron Fox scored 34 points, Buddy Hield added 19 and Cory Joseph 16 as the Sacramento Kings used a strong second quarter to defeat th...
6:12 31 January 2022

Grand Canyon visit inspired Kobe Bryant’s pilot to fly

LOS ANGELES — Ara Zobayan’s passion for helicopters began as a passenger, a tourist floating over the vast Grand Canyon.
22:33 30 January 2022

Lakers play outside to lighten spirits after Bryant’s death

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Before the Los Angeles Lakers practiced on the final day before their first game since Kobe Bryant’s death, they played.
22:25 30 January 2022

LA Kings honor Bryant in 1st Staples Center game since crash

LOS ANGELES — All the Los Angeles Kings players showed up to Staples Center wearing Kobe Bryant jerseys before the arena's first sporting event since ...
4:46 30 January 2022