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Kobe Bryant tribute at Super Bowl
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AP News
February 04, 2020 - 3:42 pm
A public memorial has been announced for three of those killed along with Kobe Bryant when their helicopter crashed in foggy weather last month outside Los Angeles. Read more here.
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Ana Sebastian, from Guatemala, shows a copy of newspaper with a picture of the late Kobe Bryant at a memorial for Bryant near Staples Center, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in Los Angeles.
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AP News
January 28, 2020 - 8:21 am
A veteran pilot who plunged into a Los Angeles-area hillside, killing Kobe Bryant and eight others, had tried to avoid fog so heavy that it had grounded police choppers, authorities said. Read more.
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Former Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna watch during the U.S. national championships swimming meet in Irvine, Calif., in 2018.
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KYW Staff
January 26, 2020 - 3:01 pm
NBA legend and Philadelphia native Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter, and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash in Southern California on Sunday. Read more here.
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Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James, left, tries to make his move on Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Philadelphia.
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AP News
January 26, 2020 - 8:42 am
LeBron James scored 29 points in front of a roaring 76ers' crowd, but the Los Angeles Lakers fell short in a 108-91 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night. Read more here.
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Chinese fans react during a preseason NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers at the Mercedes Benz Arena in Shanghai, China, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.
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AP News
October 11, 2019 - 9:01 am
Chinese fans react during a preseason NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers at the Mercedes Benz Arena in Shanghai, China, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. (AP Photo)
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Magic Johnson, the beloved former point guard behind five world titles for the Los Angeles Lakers, announced Tuesday night he was quitting as the team's president of basketball operations.
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April 09, 2019 - 9:43 pm
By Steve Almasy, CNN (CNN) -- Magic Johnson, the beloved former point guard behind five world titles for the Los Angeles Lakers, announced Tuesday night he was quitting as the team's president of basketball operations. Johnson was in his second full season in the position for the Lakers, who are 37...
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Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid, left, shoots as Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Ingram, right, defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, in Los Angeles.
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January 30, 2019 - 6:50 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown decided to experiment with his lineup during Tuesday night's game against the Los Angeles Lakers. If one game is any indication, Brown can consider it a success. The Sixers led throughout and were up by 24 in the second quarter as they rolled...
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Stephen Curry
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December 24, 2018 - 4:53 pm
(AP) — There's no NBA Finals rematch this year on Christmas. Not technically, anyway. It's LeBron James vs. the Golden State Warriors for the fourth consecutive year on Dec. 25, though James will be wearing a Los Angeles Lakers uniform this time. It was a predictable matchup. It isn't, however, a...
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LeBron James
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP, file
December 24, 2018 - 4:48 pm
(AP) — LeBron James is sorry for posting a lyric that referenced "Jewish money." The Los Angeles Lakers star says he simply got caught up in the music, thought the lyric was a "compliment" and offers "apologies, for sure." The lyric comes from the song "ASMR" by rapper 21 Savage. James shared it...
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