Kobe Bryant

John Healy
October 24, 2019 - 1:09 pm
NBA players continue to get exorbitant contracts, but no team sport promotes a player's individual brand the way the NBA does. From Michael Jordan's shoes, to LeBron James' entertainment ventures, NBA stars are reeling in cash in more ways than one, making some of them the richest athletes on the...
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John Healy
September 14, 2019 - 11:22 am
After decades of dominating international basketball, Team USA finished a shocking seventh place in the FIBA World Cup, its worst-ever showing in a major event. The result has left many critical of the state of USA basketball, but Gregg Popovich, the team’s head coach, responded to those critics...
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Tim Kelly
September 13, 2019 - 11:26 am
Kobe Bryant spent part of his childhood living in Italy while his father played basketball professionally in both the A1 and A2 leagues. He saw the influence of foreign-born players like Dirk Nowitzki, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker during his career. So as he had a front-row view of Team USA's 89-...
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 Los Angeles Lakers former center Shaquille O'Neal (left) and guard Kobe Bryant
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Associated Press
August 29, 2019 - 2:57 pm
Kobe Bryant downplayed talk of a reignited feud with Shaquille O'Neal, saying there is "nothing new" that has been said recently between the former teammates.
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