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Among the items on exhibit are Kobe jerseys, figurines, and game-worn shoes which Bryant used during one of his exhibition games in the Philippines.
The Philippine House of Representatives joined in paying tribute to Kobe Bryant on Wednesday night, mounting an exhibit of items of the late NBA superstar from Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano's personal collection."We put together 24 items from my collection, all of Kobe ...
 
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'I wept a lot yesterday. I’ve been weeping today. I’m far from done crying, for Kobe and Gigi, the Black Mamba and his Mambacita.'
The morning after Kobe Bryant’s death, it’s business as usual in the streets of Muntinlupa City. Jeep barkers barking, sidewalk vendors selling, workers lining up for the bus to get to their offices in different parts of the metropolis. But the morning ...
 
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Filipinos show outpouring of love for the basketball legend.
Yesterday, Filipinos woke up to a bad dream: Kobe Bryant is dead. Shock, grief, and disbelief struck the basketball nation, leaving millions of fans heartbroken.Bryant’s love affair with the Philippines was made more apparent when major Philippine landmarks lit up in purple ...
 
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Other local companies are also paying tribute to the fallen basketball superstar.
A building in Bonifacio Global City is paying tribute to Kobe Bryant by flashing his name in its facade. The Uptown Towers 1 and 2, owned by property giant Megaworld, in BGC flashed Kobe's name in the early evening of Monday, January 27, ...
 
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In the end, we'll all have to judge whether one of the world's great athletes corrected his mistakes immediately and beautifully.
The late poet and singer Jim Carroll could really play. He came up in New York in the era of Connie Hawkins and Lew Alcindor, later Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. He ran as an equal with playground legends like Pee Wee Kirkland and Herman ...
 
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Remembering the life, career, and unparalleled intensity of the NBA legend.
In November 2015, at the beginning of the season when he’d step away from the game, Kobe Bryant wrote a letter for The Players’ Tribune called, “Dear Basketball.”At the time, most fans—and probably, even his peers—knew him as Black Mamba, Bryant’s nickname that was ...
 
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A look back at his 2007 Esquire profile.
Originally published in the November 2007 issueFour miles east of Las Vegas Boulevard, well beyond the glitter of the Strip, the Valley High School gym is cool and humid, redolent of floor wax and old socks. The ball pounds on the polished hardwood, ...
 
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Looking back at the life of one of the NBA's all-time greats.
In 1996, Kobe Bryant became the youngest basketball player to ever enter the NBA straight out of high school. And that was only the first of many career-long accomplishments. The 6-foot 6-inch small forward won five NBA titles with the Lakers and ...
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