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NBA star Kobe Bryant wins Oscar for animated short film 'Dear Basketball'

Retired basketball star Kobe Bryant has won five NBA titles, but taking home an Oscar on his first attempt was a bigger thrill than the victories earned with the Los Angeles Lakers, the 39-year-old future Hall of Famer said on Sunday.

Mar 05, 2018, 22:06 PM IST

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant nominated for an Oscar

Bryant was nominated in the category of best animated short for his film 'Dear Basketball' in collaboration with Glen Keane and composer John Williams.

Jan 24, 2018, 15:39 PM IST

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.

Apr 15, 2016, 09:10 AM IST

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.

Apr 14, 2016, 12:07 PM IST

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.

Feb 15, 2016, 12:25 PM IST

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

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

Dec 03, 2015, 15:37 PM IST

LeBron James sad at retirement of inspirational Kobe Bryant

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

Dec 02, 2015, 09:17 AM IST

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."

Dec 01, 2015, 09:00 AM IST

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.

Nov 30, 2015, 09:44 AM IST

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.

Sep 29, 2015, 05:37 AM IST

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.

May 23, 2015, 09:10 AM IST

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.

Mar 25, 2015, 09:01 AM IST

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.

Jan 31, 2015, 02:32 AM IST

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.

Jan 29, 2015, 06:06 AM IST

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.

Jan 24, 2015, 11:12 AM IST

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.

Jan 23, 2015, 08:42 AM IST

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.

Dec 24, 2014, 09:13 AM IST

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.

Dec 16, 2014, 09:28 AM IST

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.

Dec 15, 2014, 09:33 AM IST

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.

Dec 13, 2014, 13:02 PM IST