Kobe Bryant remembered in emotional Hall of Fame inductions

NBA May 16, 2021

Kobe Bryant remembered in emotional Hall of Fame inductions

Vanessa Bryant stood at the podium on Saturday evening as her late husband Kobe was being formally inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, and she noted that she always avoided praising the former Los Angeles Lakers star in public. You see, Vanessa ...

Basketball Hall of Fame delays Kobe Bryant's enshrinement ceremony

NBA May 29, 2020

Basketball Hall of Fame delays Kobe Bryant's enshrinement ceremony

The Naismith Basketball Memorial Hall of Fame said on Thursday the enshrinement ceremony for the Class of 2020, a group that includes the late Kobe Bryant, has been postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The enshrinement ceremony for the nine-member group, which includes Tim Duncan ...

Kobe Bryant: His legacy in Japan

Basketball / NBA Jan 27, 2020

Kobe Bryant: His legacy in Japan

by Ed Odeven

What does Kobe Bryant mean to Japan's basketball culture? Simply put, he was the most popular player here since Michael Jordan retired for good in 2003. He was the biggest star of the 21st century, and the player whose presence was missed the most at ...