For two decades, Kobe Bryant owned the Staples Center court with courage under pressure. For 20 minutes Monday morning, Vanessa Bryant did the same. Where he once amazingly flew, she stood strongly still.
“Growing up, I only knew one way to play the game of basketball: fierce, with obsessive focus. I was unapologetically competitive. I wanted to be the best. I loved the work, even when it was hard, especially
They didn’t have tickets to the Kobe Bryant memorial, but that didn’t stop some fans from flying cross-country for a chance to be part of Monday’s farewell. Bobuy Miles, 53, flew to Los Angeles from Chicago
As mourners gathered at Staples Center on Monday for a memorial service to celebrate the lives of Kobe and Gianna Bryant, attorneys for Vanessa Bryant filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the company
Out of respect for the family of Kobe Bryant and the eight others killed last month in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, police are urging fans to stay away from Staples Center during Monday’s memorial
Today’s memorial service for Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, who were killed along with seven others in a helicopter crash last month, will be steeped in symbolism. The jersey numbers of the basketball
The pilot of the helicopter that crashed into a Calabasas hillside last month, killing NBA star Kobe Bryant and eight others, violated federal flight rules in 2015 when he flew into busy airspace near
As she continues to process her grief, Vanessa Bryant turned to Instagram again Monday to express her pain over the loss of husband Kobe Bryant and her daughter Gianna. “I’ve been reluctant to put my into
Los Angeles will host a public memorial Feb. 24 at Staples Center for Kobe Bryant and eight others killed last month in a helicopter crash, two sources familiar with the event told The Times on Thursday.
The National Transportation Safety Board is moving closer to releasing preliminary findings in the Jan. 26 helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and eight others. In the 11 days since the Calabasas
Throughout Southern California and around the world, people felt connected to Kobe Bryant as if they knew him personally. It’s why his death on Jan. 26 caused an outpouring of grief, staging of memorials
As Dwight Howard spoke Tuesday night, he kept coming back to the same theme. Tell people how much you appreciate them. Don’t let anger and bitterness linger. Life does not promise years to resolve old
The remains of the nine people killed in last week’s helicopter crash in Calabasas, including Kobe Bryant, have been released to their families, the Los Angeles County coroner’s office said. The National
Kobe Bryant was many things: a husband, dad, coach, gold medalist, brand spokesman, role model and, of course, one of the greatest basketball players to ever grace the court. You know: a hero. In the Storytelling
When Shirley Alvarado del Aguila got to work on Jan. 27, she told colleagues she didn’t want to talk about Kobe Bryant, who had died the day before in a fiery helicopter crash, along with his 13-year-old
With the recovery effort completed at the site where Kobe Bryant and eight others died in a helicopter crash Sunday, officials are now working to clean up hazardous materials in the hillside above Calabasas.
LaBarian Willis was so mad about being cut from the Orange Coast College baseball team in the fall of 1995 that he kicked in the car door of Pirates coach John Altobelli, an act of vandalism that got thrown
Hailey Van Lith lives basketball in her tiny town — Cashmere, Wash., population 3,152 — and as the nation’s No. 1 guard and No. 2 overall player on the women’s basketball ranking site Prospects Nation,
Vanessa Bryant took to social media Wednesday to thank the public for its support and express her grief over the helicopter crash that killed her husband, Kobe, daughter Gianna and seven others Sunday.
As the world continues to mourn the death of Kobe Bryant and eight others, the tributes to the late basketball great keep getting more heart-wrenching. Amid a massive crowd outside Staples Center this