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Kobe Bryant retirement: Virat Kohli reveals what he admired most about LA Lakers' legend

Kobe Bryant retirement: Virat Kohli reveals what he admired most about LA Lakers' legend

Among the host of celebrities from the sporting world to pay tribute to the retiring legend was none other than Virat Kohli.

NBA: Hollywood ending as legend Kobe Bryant bows out after glittering career

NBA: Hollywood ending as legend Kobe Bryant bows out after glittering career

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.

Retiring NBA legend Kobe Bryant feels the love in record-setting All-Star Game

Retiring NBA legend Kobe Bryant feels the love in record-setting All-Star Game

Bryant scored a modest 10 points in his 18th and final turn as an All-Star before he retires at the end of the season.

Lionel Messi hails retiring NBA legend Kobe Bryant as `greatest`

Lionel Messi hails retiring NBA legend Kobe Bryant as `greatest`

Messi and Bryant starred together in a commercial for Turkish Airlines in 2013.

LeBron James sad at retirement of inspirational Kobe Bryant

LeBron James sad at retirement of inspirational Kobe Bryant

James revealed Bryant had influenced him at every stage of his basketball career.

Jerry West says it's 'painful' to watch retiring NBA star Kobe Bryant play this season

Jerry West says it's 'painful' to watch retiring NBA star Kobe Bryant play this season

West said Bryant`s grit and willingness to play through injury made him "something special."

Lakers' Kobe Bryant to retire at end of season

Lakers' Kobe Bryant to retire at end of season

Bryant is a five-times NBA champion having won titles in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009 and 2010.

No retirement decision yet for Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant said Monday he has not made any decision over his looming retirement as he prepares to embark on his 20th season with the franchise.

NBA: LA Lakers GM says Kobe Bryant done after next season

NBA: LA Lakers GM says Kobe Bryant done after next season

Kobe Bryant will make next season his last with the Los Angeles Lakers after 20 years that have produced five NBA titles, Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said.

Russell Westbrook, Enes Kanter power Thunder over Los Angeles Lakers

Russell Westbrook, Enes Kanter power Thunder over Los Angeles Lakers

NBA scoring leader Russell Westbrook had 27 points and 11 assists while Enes Kanter added 25 points and 16 rebounds Tuesday to lead Oklahoma City over the Los Angeles Lakers 127-117.

DeMarcus Cousins replaces Kobe Bryant in All-Star Game

DeMarcus Cousins replaces Kobe Bryant in All-Star Game

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins was named to replace injured Los Angeles Lakers star guard Kobe Bryant on the Western Conference squad for next month`s 64th NBA All-Star Game, the league announced Friday.

Kobe Bryant out for season after surgery

Kobe Bryant out for season after surgery

Los Angeles Lakers veteran guard Kobe Bryant underwent season-ending shoulder surgery on Wednesday, the National Basketball Association team said.

Torn rotator cuff could end Kobe Bryant`s season

Torn rotator cuff could end Kobe Bryant`s season

Los Angeles Lakers star guard Kobe Bryant will have the weekend to ponder treatment options for what doctors confirmed Friday was a torn rotator cuff injury in his right shoulder.

Kobe Bryant has torn rotator cuff, say LA Lakers

Kobe Bryant has torn rotator cuff, say LA Lakers

The struggling Los Angeles Lakers got more bad news on Thursday when an MRI exam revealed superstar Kobe Bryant`s right shoulder injury is a torn rotator cuff.

The Heat is on as LeBron James returns to Miami

The Heat is on as LeBron James returns to Miami

LeBron James plays in Miami for the first time since leaving the Heat for Cleveland when the Cavaliers visit Thursday to highlight five Christmas holiday NBA clashes being televised globally.

Pacers trounce Kobe Bryant`s listless Lakers

Pacers trounce Kobe Bryant`s listless Lakers

It didn`t take long for the Los Angeles Lakers to come down from their high of watching Kobe Bryant pass Michael Jordan for third place on the all-time NBA scoring list.

Kobe Bryant passes Michael Jordan for third on all-time scoring list

Kobe Bryant passes Michael Jordan for third on all-time scoring list

Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant passed NBA icon Michael Jordan on Sunday for third on the league`s all-time scoring list.

Kobe Bryant falls short of passing Michael Jordan in Lakers win

Kobe Bryant falls short of passing Michael Jordan in Lakers win

Sometime between Ed Davis` phantom basket and his short jumper that rattled around the rim and out, Kobe Bryant realized this wasn`t going to be his milestone night.

Kobe Bryant scores 32 as Lakers hold off Kings

Kobe Bryant scores 32 as Lakers hold off Kings

Kobe Bryant, closing in on Michael Jordan for third on the NBA`s all-time scoring list, scored 32 points on Tuesday to help the Los Angeles lakers to a 98-95 NBA victory over Sacramento.

Kobe Bryant says Michael Jordan's scoring mark not on his mind

Kobe Bryant says Michael Jordan's scoring mark not on his mind

Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, closing in on Michael Jordan for third on the NBA`s all-time scoring list, insists he isn`t fueled by a desire to surpass the league icon.