Madison Square Garden glows purple and gold to honor the late Kobe Bryant

NBA icon Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday. The Los Angeles Lakers legend was just 41 years old. As the sports world mourns the tremendous loss, Madison Square Garden — otherwise known as the Mecca of Basketball — honored the Black Mamba with purple and gold lights and a […]

Remembering the highlights of Kobe Bryant’s illustrious career after his tragic death

NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna ‘Gigi’ Bryant, died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, Sunday. He was 41 years old. Check out some of the highlights from the Black Mamba’s illustrious career, which included everything from NBA championships to Academy Award wins. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Kobe […]

Lakers legends and former teammates pay tribute to Kobe Bryant

The NBA world mourned the loss of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant on Sunday. Bryant died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. His 13-year-old daughter Gianna also died in the crash. On Twitter, Lakers legends and former teammates paid tribute to Bryant. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The NBA world was shocked on […]

Tiger Woods heard cheers for Kobe Bryant while playing, but did not learn of his death until after tournament

Tiger Woods said fans were chanting “Do it for Mamba,” in reference to Kobe Bryant’s death, during his round at the Farmers Insurance Open, but he didn’t know what they were talking about. Woods said he only learned of Bryant’s death after his round finished, calling it “tragic.” Woods said he and Bryant were close […]