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NBA Renames All-Star Game MVP Award After Kobe Bryant Following His Death

1 month ago   |   By Celebrity Babies

One of the biggest honors of NBA All-Star Weekend is being renamed after Kobe Bryant .
On Saturday, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced that the All-Star Game MVP Award had been renamed in honor of the athlete, who died alongside his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven other people in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26.
Bryant, an 18-time All-Star, won four All-Star MVP Awards throughout his basketball career - in 2002, 2007, 2009 and 2011. Bryant and Bob Pettit are the only two players in NBA history to be named All-Star MVP four times.
“Kobe Bryant is synonymous with NBA All-Star and...
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Queen Latifah Pays Homage to Kobe Bryant in NBA All-Star Weekend

1 month ago   |   By Variety

Grammy-winning singer Queen Latifah paid homage to the late Kobe Bryant while singing at the NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago on Sunday. The rapper-singer performed Stevie Wonder's inspirational ballad “Love's In Need of Love Today” and changed some of the lyrics in honor of Bryant, who died in a shocking helicopter crash last month. “Home...
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