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Jackson mentored the Los Angeles Laker for more than 10 years. They won five NBA championships together between 2000 and 2010.
Entertainment
The Sikorsky S-76 crashed into a rugged hillside outside Los Angeles, killing everyone aboard.
Sports
Soccer and NFL players also honored the NBA legend in games on Sunday following news of Bryant's death.
Entertainment
The awards ceremony then opened with Alicia Keys giving an emotional tribute: "We are standing here heartbroken in the house that Kobe Bryant built."
Sports
The 13-year-old, who was killed in a helicopter crash alongside the NBA legend, aspired to be a WNBA star and follow in her dad's footsteps.
Sports
The former Los Angeles Laker, his daughter and seven other people died Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.
Politics
Bryant died in a helicopter crash on Sunday, alongside his daughter Gianna.
Sports
Bryant's 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, was among the helicopter’s other eight passengers, who were all confirmed dead.
Entertainment
The No. 1 draft pick scored 22 points after sitting out the first 44 games with a knee injury.
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The Golden State Warriors executive, who made history when he came out in 2011, wed Todd Gage in a Jan. 11 ceremony at San Francisco City Hall.
Sports
Hall of Famers including Michael Jordan and Isaiah Thomas, as well as current players such as Kevin Love and Enes Kanter, honor Stern, who died at age 77.
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Stern was the NBA’s longest-tenured commissioner. He was credited with transforming the league into an international powerhouse.
Entertainment
The "Jumanji: The Next Level" star was conveniently wearing a Santa coat at the Lakers-Clippers game.
Sports
Stern, who served 30 years as the NBA’s longest-tenured commissioner, is undergoing emergency surgery.
Entertainment
They joined the Laker Girls cheerleaders for the halftime show against Oklahoma City Thunder.
Entertainment
The King got personal with the fan during the Lakers' sixth straight victory.
Entertainment
“When the love surpasses life’s hurdles there is NOTHING you can’t overcome," the restaurateur wrote in a post about her NBA star husband.
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Hall of Famer Charles Barkley shut down Vice President Mike Pence’s comments criticizing the NBA.
Sports
Barkley called out "holier than thou" politicians for hypocrisy on China.
Politics
The Vice President singled out Nike for removing Houston Rockets merchandise from stores in China after Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey's tweet.