Tag Archive | Kobe Bryant

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Announcement presented by Fifty-Five South Ventures

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the nine honorees in the Class of 2020 presented by Fifty-Five South Ventures. The Class of 2020 will be enshrined in Springfield, Massachusetts, the Birthplace of Basketball, on Saturday, August 29, 2020. As previously announced, in light of the unique circumstance surrounding the Class of 2020, the […]

WNBA Draft Presented by State Farm to be held as Scheduled on April 17

The WNBA Draft 2020 presented by State Farm will be held on April 17 as scheduled. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the WNBA will conduct a virtual draft without players, guests, and media. WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert will announce the draft picks live on ESPN2 with coverage beginning at 8 p.m. ET, and top […]

USA Women’s National Team Defeats Connecticut 70-64

Trailing by two points early in the fourth quarter, the USA Women’s National Team closed with a 25-8 run to defeat the University of Connecticut 79-64 in an exhibition game on Monday night at the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut. “Once we got past not starting all five UConn players and some media people mad […]

Trae Young has a career night in honor of Kobe with a Bizarre story of numbers

Today is one of the saddest days in the history of sports, as all-time great Kobe Bryant passed away in a helicopter accident earlier this morning. Many celebrities and athletes payed tribute to Kobe through all social media platforms, one of them being Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young. There is a video on the internet […]

WNBA Statement Regarding the Passing of Kobe Bryant

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert released the following statement: “The WNBA mourns the sudden and tragic loss of NBA Great Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna. Kobe’s support for the WNBA and women’s basketball along with his passion for helping young girls and boys follow their dreams made him a true legend for our sport. We […]

USA Basketball Statement Regarding the Passing of Kobe Bryant

Basketball issued the following statement today regarding the passing of Kobe Bryant:   USA Basketball has lost a real champion. Women’s sports has lost one of their strongest advocates. Professional sports has lost a true legend who used his stature to make a difference in the world. Kobe viewed our women’s athletes as role models […]

NBA Legend Kobe Bryant dies in a helicopter crash

Kobe Bryant reportedly found dead in a helicopter crash in Calabasas Sunday morning. The future hall of famer was traveling this morning via helicopter, where a fire broke out, sending the helicopter to the ground. A total of 5 people were found lifeless, including Kobe. He was known to travel around in a helicopter, showing […]