Tag: Kobe Bryant

More than a decade ago, Kobe Bryant wore his iconic Kobe 6 Grinch. Restocked on April 13, 2021, the Grinch may be the last shoe to be issued from the Nike/Brayant deal. (Image: Victor Decolongon/Getty)

Nike Fails to Renew Deal with Kobe Bryant’s Estate

In what could mark the end of an era, Nike and Vanessa Bryant acknowledged a failure to renew Kobe’s legacy sponsorship deal. Nike’s limited-edition sales model, which caters to well-heeled collectors, may have been a sticking point in the negotiations. Dating back to 2003, the sponsorship deal between Bryant and […]

LeBron James joking with Kobe Bryant during a LA Lakers game at Staples Center in LA. (Image: Getty)

Lakers and Clippers Game Postponed, No Change in NBA Title Odds

The NBA postponed Tuesday’s game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers in the wake of the accidental death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna. According to William Hill, the tragedy hasn’t changed NBA championship odds. The LA Lakers, LA Clippers, and Milwaukee Bucks are all co-favorites […]

Kobe Bryant with the LA Lakers at Staples Center in his final season in 2016. (Image: Getty)

LA Lakers Star Kobe Bryant, 41, Dies in Helicopter Crash with Daughter

Los Angeles Lakers All-Star and five-time NBA champion, Kobe Bryant, died in a helicopter crash with his 13-year old daughter, Gigi, on Sunday morning. TMZ originally reported that Bryant’s private helicopter, a Sikorsky S-76 chopper, crashed in Calabasas with seven other passengers. Nine people were confirmed dead, including the pilot. […]