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LeBron Sets Triple-Double Mark, Lakers Hold Off OKC 112-107

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Magic Johnson Abruptly Resigns As Lakers’ President

“I want to go back to having fun,” Johnson said, fighting off tears. “I want to go back to being who I was before taking on this job. We’re halfway there with LeBron coming (last summer). I think this summer, with that other star coming in, whoever is going to bring him in, I think this team is really going to be in position to contend for a championship with the growth of the young players.”

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Allison’s Timeline: 2/24 – Remembering Kobe and Gianna Bryant

Monday’s A Celebration of Life for Kobe and Gianna Bryant, a special memorial ceremony put on by the Los Angeles Lakers and Kobe’s Mamba & Mambacita Sports Foundation

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The ESPYS Focus On Honors, Pandemic And Racial Justice

NFL quarterback Russell Wilson, along with soccer star Megan Rapinoe and WNBA star Sue Bird, hosted the pre-produced show remotely from their respective homes in Seattle. Each wore Black Lives Matter T-shirts to open the show, and touched on the lives of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, who were killed by police, as well as the life of Ahmaud Arbery. Three men, including a former police officer, are charged in Arbery’s death.

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Basketball County: In The Water, a Documentary

Dozens of NBA and WNBA players have come out of Prince George’s County over the past 20 years.

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WATCH LIVE: Kobe And Gianna Bryant Public Memorial

Bryant’s family, dozens of sports greats and many major figures in Bryant’s public life are expected to attend.

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All-Star Weekend, As Expected, Was About Honoring Kobe

Jennifer Hudson, wearing the Lakers’ deep purple, performed a pregame tribute to Bryant and sang “For All We Know.” Players on James’ team wore Gianna’s No. 2 on their jerseys and players on Antetokounmpo’s team wore Kobe’s No. 24 on theirs. And all players wore a patch with nine stars, one for each victim of the crash.

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Pilot Of Bryant Helicopter Tried To Avoid Heavy Fog

Randy Waldman, a helicopter flight instructor who lives in Los Angeles, said the radar tracking data he’s seen leads him to believe the pilot got confused in the fog and went into a fatal dive.

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Kobe Bryant To Be Inducted Into 2020 Basketball Hall Of Fame

Kobe Bryant is expected to be a first ballot inductee alongside Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett.

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Kobe Bryant, Daughter Killed In Copter Crash, 7 Others Dead

“Words can’t describe the pain I am feeling. I loved Kobe — he was like a little brother to me,” retired NBA great Michael Jordan said. “We used to talk often, and I will miss those conversations very much. He was a fierce competitor, one of the greats of the game and a creative force.”

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