Kobe and Gianna Bryant hoodies sell out in less than 24 minutes (photos)

Surviving matriarch Vanessa Bryant is elated with the overwhelming support for her family and in memory of the late, legendary Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna “Gigi” Bryant.  Bryant told her 15 million Instagram followers that the regular and reversible hoodies put on sale on Feb. 24, 2022, sold out in less than 24 minutes. The […]

Kobe and Gianna Bryant statue erected at crash site (photo, video)

It is hard to believe it’s already been two years since all-time NBA great Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna “Gigi” Bryant, died on Jan. 26, 2020. The helicopter the two were riding in, along with seven others, crashed into the mountains of suburban Los Angeles, taking the lives of everyone aboard. A statue has […]

New podcast unveiled with Kobe Bryant discussing his future NBA plans

It’s been nearly two years since NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others lost their life tragically in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26, 2020, but his memory lives on. The latest tribute to the Lakers superstar is a new podcast called “I Am Kobe,” which launched on Nov. 16 via Diversion […]

Vanessa Bryant may have to undergo psychiatric exam

Vanessa Bryant will have to submit to a psychiatric exam if Los Angeles County has its way. The county’s legal team is striking back at the widow of the late legendary Kobe Bryant after she filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit after deputies flashed and disseminated photos of the helicopter crash scene that killed her husband and […]

Vanessa Bryant attends WNBA All-Star Game in honor of her daughter

Vanessa Bryant paid homage to her lost daughter Gianna and her late husband Kobe at the annual WNBA All-Star Game in Las Vegas on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. The widowed Bryant attended the game inside the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on the Vegas strip with the surviving members of her family. Daughter Gianna “Gigi” […]

Nike abuses Vanessa Bryant’s trust regarding ‘Mambacita’ shoes she designed

Vanessa Bryant is crestfallen that the Nike shoes she personally designed to honor her late husband and daughter, Kobe and Gianna Bryant, have been made and leaked without her permission. The widow of the late lionized Los Angeles Lakers star explained to her 15 million Instagram on Thursday, June 3, 2021, that she is shocked […]

Vanessa Bryant launches apparel line in honor of Gianna

Kobe Bryant’s widow Vanessa has announced the launch of a clothing line in her late daughter Gianna’s memory. Gianna “Gigi” Bryant passed away in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26, 2020, that also claimed the lives of eight others, including Gianna’s father the “Black Mamba,” the legendary former forward for the Los Angeles Lakers. Vanessa […]

Vanessa Bryant discusses enduring pain and rebuilding her life and family

This may seem like a paradox to some, but Vanessa Bryant said it is the very people she lost on Jan. 26, 2020, her husband Kobe and her daughter Gianna “Gigi” Bryant, who consistently recharge her spirit to push forward and rebuild her life. Bryant admits, however, that there are some days where the pain […]

Vanessa Bryant rips Meek Mill for lyrics about Kobe Bryant and helicopter

Vanessa Bryant, the widow of NBA icon Kobe Bryant, ripped into rapper Meek Mill for what she describes as a disrespectful reference to her husband and his tragic accident just over a year ago. The rapper’s leaked track titled “Don’t Worry (RIP Kobe),” which features Meek and Lil Baby, includes the lyrics:  “This b—- I’m […]

Kobe Bryant honored by celebrities, dignitaries on anniversary of death

Tens of millions of sports fans remember where they were when all-time great NBA megastar Kobe Bryant passed away on Jan. 26, 2020. The country shuddered in unison when the magnetic Black Mamba, 41, and his daughter Gianna “Gigi” Bryant, 13, were lost to us after the helicopter they were riding in with seven others […]

Vanessa Bryant reveals letter from Gianna’s friend 1 year after her death

Kobe Bryant’s widow Vanessa Bryant unveiled a powerful letter she received from one of daughter Gianna’s close friends one year after her passing. Bryant lost her NBA superstar husband and 13-year-old daughter “Gigi” one year ago today after the helicopter the two were riding in with seven other passengers crashed into the mountains north of […]

Former Lakers star Pau Gasol explains naming daughter after Gianna Bryant

Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol were a dynamic force on the court winning two NBA titles together with the Los Angeles Lakers and were close friends off the court as well. Their bond was cemented even more when Pau’s wife Cat gave birth to a baby girl last September and they named her in honor […]

Vanessa Bryant asks news outlets not to show Kobe’s helicopter crash footage

The one-year anniversary since NBA champion Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven other people tragically died in a helicopter crash is coming up on Jan. 26. Tributes and broadcasts dedicated to Bryant take palace in abundance that day, so Kobe’s wife Vanessa is asking for media outlets to employ a tactful approach and exercise […]

Vanessa Bryant’s mother explains why she’s suing her own daughter

Vanessa Bryant’s mother took to the airwaves to explain why she’s filing a $5 million lawsuit against her own daughter. The late Kobe Bryant’s mother-in-law, Sofia Laine, understands how the lawsuit appears from the outside looking in. “For starters, I would like to state that I do not enjoy airing our family grievances in the […]

Fans honor Kobe Bryant as Los Angeles wins 2nd sports title in October

Emotions ran high in Los Angeles as sports fans celebrating the city’s second championship in 16 days paused to remember the late Kobe Bryant. The city was electric after Major League Baseball’s Los Angeles Dodgers captured their first World Series title since 1988 after defeating the Tampa Rays in Game 6 on Tuesday, Oct. 27, […]

Vanessa Bryant reveals new tattoo dedicated to Kobe and their 4 girls (photo)

To further honor her late husband Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna, Vanessa Bryant unveiled elegant artwork on her right foot. Bryant posted a photo of the tattoo on her Instagram page, which is now private, but that The Shade Room was able to screen capture. The unveiling also coincides with the Los Angeles Lakers’ record-tying […]

‘Kobe Bryant Day’ officially declared for 8/24 in metro Los Angeles

County officials in suburban Los Angeles are officially declaring the date 8/24/2020 as “Kobe Bryant Day,” in honor of the slain Lakers legend and all-time great NBA superstar. The date Aug. 24 is symbolic as Bryant is the only player in franchise history to have both of his numbers, 8 and 24, retired. The Orange […]

Vanessa Bryant gets tattoos of Kobe and Gianna Bryant (photos)

Vanessa Bryant has found a permanent way to honor and memorialize her late husband Kobe Bryant and their daughter Gianni “Gigi” Bryant. The 38-year-old widow decided to get ink of Kobe and Gigi on her neck and wrist in order to keep them close to her at all times. The NBA legend and the couple’s 13-year-old […]

Vanessa Bryant seeking ‘hundreds of millions’ in damages in wrongful death suit

Vanessa Bryant is seeking “hundreds of millions of dollars” in damages following her husband Kobe Bryant‘s death. The 38-year-old beauty was left heartbroken in January when the NBA legend and their 13-year-old daughter Gianna both lost their lives in a helicopter crash which killed seven others, and she is now seeking damages from the helicopter […]

Despite outrage, riots and looting, Kobe murals remain untouched on LA streets

The city of Los Angeles is mourning the death of George Floyd, as is every other major city in the US. The chaos has seen tempers flare in the most unimaginable ways with protesters and police officers seen in violent face-offs. Despite all the chaos and those very intense moments, the murals that were erected […]