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Vanessa Bryant declares war on Nike for selling sneakers in honor of Gianna and Kobe without their permission
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Vanessa Bryant declares war on Nike for selling sneakers in honor of Gianna and Kobe without their permission

For a few weeks you have been able to buy supposedly official shoes from the internet. Nike In honor to Gianna Bryant, the daughter of Kobe who died with him in the tragic helicopter accident in January 2020. The tagline "supposedly" is due to the fact that the mother of the little girl has not given her permission, as she has written in a message from instagram. Vanessa Bryant has made very clear his discomfort with Nike for trying to take advantage of the figure of 'Gigi' to try to do business, especially since since last April they are no longer collaborating. The widow of the legendary player Los Angeles Lakers decided not to renew the sponsorship with the sports brand, which...
Sergio Rodríguez and the ambition of his third Euroleague: "Over the years the only thing that matters to you is winning"
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Sergio Rodríguez and the ambition of his third Euroleague: "Over the years the only thing that matters to you is winning"

El Chacho still thinks "90% of the time in basketball," he watches training games and hallucinates with Ja Morant. He faces his 7th Final Four, with a Milan that is not scared by Bara: "We have weapons" Sergio Rodrguez, upon the arrival of Olimpia to Cologne.EUROLEAGUE"It does not change, it goes to more. You have the butterflies, you are nervous, all week unbearable. It is difficult to put up with me at home." Sergio Rodríguez retains his joviality off the field and the risk and magic within it, but now he is the father of a large family. On the way to 35 years, in his case, the passage of time is reflected more in the palm than in the spirit: in Cologne, starting this Friday, disputa su sptima Final Four, looking for something that only Jasikevicius possesses, precisely the one betwee...
The emotional speech of Vanessa Bryant after the inclusion of Kobe in the ‘Hall of Fame’ of the NBA
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The emotional speech of Vanessa Bryant after the inclusion of Kobe in the ‘Hall of Fame’ of the NBA

Last Sunday morning he appeared at the Class of 2020 NBA Hall of Fame, with a name that monopolized all the spotlights: that of Kobe Bryant. The late basketball legend, along with other idols such as Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett, have been the last to receive this special. tribute that places them among the best in history. The inclusion ceremony of these was marked by Vanessa Bryant's speech, Kobe's widow, in memory of her husband, to whom she dedicated some emotional words that continue to allow NBA fans to remember one of the best players who has passed through the league."I don't have a speech prepared by my husband because he surpassed each and every one of the speeches," she began. "He...
“He was bigger than life”: Emotional ceremony: Kobe Bryant († 42) in Hall of Fame
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“He was bigger than life”: Emotional ceremony: Kobe Bryant († 42) in Hall of Fame

Springfield - Around 16 months ago, Kobe Bryant († 42), a true basketball legend, died in a helicopter accident. On Saturday (May 15 local time), Bryant was posthumously inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts.Kobe Bryant posthumously inducted into the Basketball Hall of FameThe NBA legend died in a helicopter accident along with eight other people, including his daughter, in January 2020Former basketball professional Michael "Air" Jordan was also at the ceremonyThe ceremony became particularly emotional during the speech by the basketball star's widow, Vanessa Bryant, who lost her husband and her 13-year-old daughter Gianna in the accident. "You did it," said Vanessa Bryant with tears: "You are now in the hall of fame, you are a real ...
Michael Jordan still has the last text message that Kobe Bryant sent him before he died
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Michael Jordan still has the last text message that Kobe Bryant sent him before he died

Michael Jordan he still has the last text message he sent him on his mobile Kobe Bryant before passing away. This was recognized by the legend of the NBA in an interview with ESPN, in which he spoke about his relationship with 'La Mamba', whom he will present at the Hall of Fame of basketball. It's no secret that Michael Jordan served as mentor and confidant of Kobe Bryant for years. That is why it is not surprising that 'his majesty of the air' does not want to erase the last material memory he has of the eternal player of Los angeles lakers.ESPNThanks to Jordan himself, he now shares the last conversation between the two, which took place at noon on December 8, 2019, in relati...
Jayson Tatum’s scoring blast to equal Larry Bird
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Jayson Tatum’s scoring blast to equal Larry Bird

With 60 points, the forward enabled a spectacular comeback for the Celtics against the Spurs, who came to win by 32.Thompson lifts Tatum after his 60 points.AFPAnd Brad Stevens I would not have had things to do, he too would have gone from the pavilion to rest. "There was no reason to stay." But those 'things', of course, include coaching the Boston Celtics. They painted the game so badly at halftime, with their team 29 down and thank you. By 23 I lost in the first quarter and 32 had gotten to see each other. Those who still stayed, were able to see a bit of history: Jayson Tatum equal the 60 points of Larry Bird, the highest scoring in the franchise, and his team completed an ancient comeback to beat the San Antonio Spurs (143-140) in overtime.He had reasons to leave when he saw how ...
Vanessa Bryant and Kobe Bryant's Estate End Deal With Nike, But Shoes Will Still Be Available
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Vanessa Bryant and Kobe Bryant's Estate End Deal With Nike, But Shoes Will Still Be Available

Kobe Bryant's long-time shoe line with Nike has come to an end.  On Monday, Vanessa Bryant confirmed that Kobe's five-year post-retirement endorsement extension with Nike expired on April 13, and she and his estate elected not to renew the partnership. In a statement posted to her Instagram Story, Vanessa explained that although the endorsement had ended, she would "continue to fight" to allow fans to wear her late husband's products."Kobe's Nike contract expired on 4/13/21. Kobe and Nike have made some of the most beautiful basketball shoes of all time, worn and adored by fans and athletes in all sports across the globe," Vanessa wrote. "It seems fitting that more NBA players wear my husband's product than any other signature shoe. My hope will always be to allow Kobe's fans to get and w...
Vanessa Bryant Marks What Would Have Been Her 20th Wedding Anniversary With Kobe
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Vanessa Bryant Marks What Would Have Been Her 20th Wedding Anniversary With Kobe

Vanessa Bryant would have celebrated 20 years of marriage on Sunday. Kobe Bryant's widow took to Instagram on Sunday to mark the occasion with a sweet throwback pic from their wedding.  Kobe and Vanessa married at St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church in Dana Point, California on April 18, 2001. The photo Vanessa shared on Sunday shows her in her wedding dress, wrapping her arms around Kobe's neck and pulling him in for a kiss. "Happy Anniversary, baby. I love you. 20 years. ❤️ @kobebryant," she captioned the snap.  View this post on InstagramA post shared by Vanessa Bryant 🦋 (@vanessabryant) Vanessa also shared a montage of videos of herself and Kobe throughout the years, writing, "I love you for now, forever and for always @kobebryant ❤️❤️."  View this post on InstagramA post shared b...
Michael Jordan to Present Kobe Bryant at Basketball Hall of Fame Ceremony
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Michael Jordan to Present Kobe Bryant at Basketball Hall of Fame Ceremony

Michael Jordan is going to be inducting the late Kobe Bryant into the 2020 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame announced Thursday that Jordan will be honoring the former Laker as he presents him for the next class of hall of famers. Bryant is among the nine honorees being inducted into the Hall of Fame on May 15. The ceremony was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   According to a press release, the NBA star's family made the decision to have Jordan present him for one of basketball's highest honors. "Members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020 were asked to select previous inductees to accompany and present them to their peers. The choice is solely the decision of the incoming Hall of Famers, or their family members if recognized pos...
Vanessa Bryant Calls Youngest Daughter Capri 'Daddy and Gigi's Twin' in Sweet Family Pics
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Vanessa Bryant Calls Youngest Daughter Capri 'Daddy and Gigi's Twin' in Sweet Family Pics

Vanessa Bryant is gushing over her youngest child. The 38-year-old mom took to Instagram this week to share a photo of her 1-year-old daughter, Capri. In the sweet pic, Capri, wearing jeans and a pink shirt, looks off into the distance as she sits outside. "It’s the KOBE stare for me~Capri Kobe. Daddy and Gigi’s twin," Vanessa captioned the pic, referencing her late husband, Kobe Bryant, and daughter, Gianna "Gigi" Bryant, both of whom died in a January 2020 helicopter crash.In addition to Capri and Gigi, Vanessa and Kobe share daughters Bianka, 4, and Natalia, 18. View this post on InstagramA post shared by Vanessa Bryant 🦋 (@vanessabryant)On Wednesday, Vanessa shared a video and more pics of Capri spending time at the beach. During the beach day, the tot, wearing a blue-and-white tutu d...