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Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving calls for the NBA…

Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving isn't letting go of his idea for the National Basketball Association to incorporate a silhouette of Kobe Bryant on its logo. The current distinctive logo was introduced in 1969 and features the silhouette of LA Lakers great Jerry West dribbling a ball, but Irving says it should be replaced in honor of Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash alongside his daughter and seven others on January 26 last year. Bryant is considered one of the sport's greatest

“I Became a Big Brother to Him”:Hall of Famer…

It may be months or years before the NBA community can really process and move on from the loss of legend Kobe Bryant. Kobe was a great friend and mentor to many. He was also like a younger brother to Gary Payton. How Kobe Bryant strived to do better Former NBA player and Kobe’s teammate Gary Payton was recently on the All The Smokes Podcast with Stephen Jackson and Matt Barnes. Payton and Bryant played together during the 2003-2004 season. Talking about his relationship with Kobe,

For Indian Basketball Fans, Kobe was their Sachin

The late nineties was the period when a diminutive cricketer by the name of Sachin Tendulkar was taking over the imagination of an entire nation. Indians watched in awe as a 5ft 4'' almost chubby batsman from Mumbai, with a distinctly squeaky voice and childlike looks, pulverized an imposing Australian fast bowling attack in Sharjah. India's'God of Cricket' had officially arrived. Just a day after Tendulkar's 'Desert Storm' innings on 22nd April 1998, another 'God' by the name of Michael Jordan was gearing up for

Kobe Bryant Death: Wife Vanessa Bryant’s Emotional Speech on…

Kobe Bryant and his daughter met an untimely death on January 26, 2020, when a helicopter carrying them crashed in Calabasas, California, around 30 miles (48 kilometers) northwest of Los Angeles, en route from John Wayne Airport to Camarillo Airport. Along with them nine other people were killed in the fatal accident. On the occasion of their one month death anniversary, Kobe's wife Vanessa Bryant delivered an emotional speech. The speech was attended by a huge gathering at a sold-out memorial service for

Kobe Bryant’s Death: Final Moments Before the Champions’ Helicopter…

Kobe Bryant, the NBA Most Valuable Player who had a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died on Sunday when the helicopter he was traveling in crashed and burst into flames in the hills above Calabasas, about 30 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. His daughter Gianna, 13, was also on board and died along with seven others. Kobe Bryant's Death came as a huge shock to his fans when they found out that the champion was aging just 41 on his

Legendary Basketball Player Kobe Bryant Dies off Helicopter Crash…

Kobe Bryant, the NBA Most Valuable Player who had a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died on Sunday when the helicopter he was traveling in crashed and burst into flames in the hills above Calabasas, about 30 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. His daughter Gianna, 13, was also on board and died along with seven others. "The NBA family is devastated by the tragic passing of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna," NBA commissioner Adam Silver said in a statement.

“Harden may be the greatest offensive player ever”: Houston…

A couple nights ago, Houston Rockets beat Golden State Warriors. Yes, the Warriors had all 4 All-Stars. Yes, James Harden was incredible. With the score tied with 20sec. left in OT and the Rockets down by 2, James Harden hit a three with two defenders converging on him to give Houston a 1pt lead and eventually win the game. Daryl Morey, Houston GM later said James may be the best offensive player of all time. Granted that Harden is averaging 40pts for his

Lebron James saying he is the GOAT actually confirms…

Once again, Lebron James is in trending in the news. There has been a debate over the last couple of years about who the greatest player of all time is. The two names considered generally are Michael Jordan and Lebron James. We have all heard legendary stories about Mike and his attitude. The reason why Lebron is trending with this topic is this following reason: Lebron James has created a new show recently called ‘More than an Athlete’. This came after the enormous