Duncan, a three-time NBA Finals MVP and a two-time regular season MVP, is widely regarded as one of the best power forwards ever to play the game.
A galaxy of A-list celebrities -- from Jack Nicholson to David Beckham -- roared their approval from courtside as Bryant exited with a perfectly scripted finale.
NBA's reigning most valuable player will wear shin pads, in order to play through a left shin contusion.
The winner of two Olympic silver medals is also a five-time NBA All-Star, and a four-time All-NBA selection, with 18,253 points.
Bryant, 37, who announced retirement last Sunday.
Basketball Federation of India decided to monetarily support the family of Satnam Singh with a monthly stipend.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the ACG Worldwide Group (ACG) have launched the first national basketball talent search programme to identify players who can follow in the footsteps of Satnam Singh, the first Indian-born player to be drafted into the NBA.
Basketball star Lamar Odom's condition is not getting any better days after he was found unconscious at Dennis Hof's Love Ranch South in Pahrump, Nevada.
Basketball player Matt Barnes just got lucky as he will not be charged for allegedly attacking New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher.
The Indian men's basketball team finished eighth in the FIBA Asia Championship after suffering a 58-84 loss to Qatar, here.
Indian men's basketball team lost to Korea in a 5th-8th classification match of the 28th FIBA Asia Championship here.
The brilliant run of the Indian men’s basketball team ended with a 58-104 loss to hosts China in the quarter-finals of the 28th FIBA Asia Championship here on Thursday.
Jason Richardson, who was one of the greatest dunk specialists in league history, announced his retirement Wednesday after 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association.
One of the most enduring characters of baseball, Yogi Berra -- who inspired the cartoon character Yogi Bear, breathed his last on Wednseday morning. He was 90.
A magnificent performance by Pau Gasol (40 points and 11 rebounds) decided Spain's 80-75 win against France in extra time and got them an entry to the EuroBasket 2015 finals and a direct ticket to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
I don't think there's anything called form. It's about how you feel on that particular day. It's about how good you're mentally.