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Australian Basketball Superstar Patty Mills Honors Kobe Bryant: “Forever Grateful”

Australian basketball player and NBA star Patty Mills paid tribute to Kobe Byrant, thanking Los Angeles Lakers legend for his “generosity” and for teaching him “ways to inspire” his country. Bryant died on Sunday in a helicopter crash, along with eight other people, including her 13-year-old daughter, Gianna. The tributes, vigils and worldwide mourning began […]

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Kobe Bryant: basketball superstar and tireless competitor turned global sports legend | The independent

Kobe Bryant was a five-time National Basketball Association champion who retired in 2016 before adding an Oscar to his massive trophy two years later. In sport and in life, Bryant, who was killed in a helicopter crash at the age of 41, was a person whose tirelessness and competitiveness were as remarkable as his versatility […]

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How the media covered the death of basketball superstar Kobe Bryant – Poynter

The Poynter Report is our daily media newsletter. To receive it in your inbox Monday through Friday, click here. For many, not just sports fans, Sunday will be one of those “Where have you been?” days. Where were you when you learned that former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash? These […]

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Fans mourn the tragic and sudden death of basketball superstar Kobe Bryant

Sports fans around the world are struggling to find words to describe how they feel about the sudden death of retired American basketball legend Kobe Bryant. Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were among nine killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday in the hills outside Los Angeles. They reportedly went to a youth basketball […]