Los Angeles Lakers

Former Los Angeles Lakers NBA basketball player Kobe Bryant listens to a question as he meets with students.
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AP News
May 12, 2020 - 8:39 pm
The Southern California sports academy previously co-owned by Kobe Bryant has retired his “Mamba” nickname and rebranded itself nearly four months after the basketball icon's death in a helicopter crash. Read more here.
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Sixers
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Dave Uram
March 20, 2020 - 10:40 am
The 76ers announced three people in their organization have tested positive for COVID-19. Read more here.
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Philadelphia 76ers guard Alec Burks, center, shoots as Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard, left, and forward LeBron James defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Los Angeles.
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AP News
March 04, 2020 - 10:31 am
The superstar duo of Anthony Davis and LeBron James had another full night of doing things that blow people's minds. Against an undermanned but lively Sixers lineup, Los Angeles needed most of that magic to win again. Read more here.
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Helicopter pilot Ara Zobayan
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AP News
February 24, 2020 - 1:51 pm
The widow of Kobe Bryant has sued the owner of the helicopter that crashed in fog and killed her husband and her 13-year-old daughter last month. Read more here.
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Vanessa Bryant
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AP News
February 24, 2020 - 6:23 am
Thousands of mourners gathered in the Staples Center on Monday to say farewell to Kobe and Gianna Bryant, who were traveling with six others in the helicopter that crashed into a Southern California mountainside last month. The basketball superstar and his 13-year-old daughter were honored in a...
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The memorial outside the Kobe Bryant Gymnasium at Lower Merion High School.
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KYW Staff
January 27, 2020 - 8:09 am
Students coming to class at Lower Merion High School faced a grim Monday morning as they walked past a memorial to NBA star and Philadelphia native Kobe Bryant. Philadelphia is mourning Bryant, who died at the age of 41 with his daughter Gianna and seven others in a helicopter crash in Southern...
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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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