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The media mishandled coverage of Kobe Bryant’s death

By Jarrett Huff | February 2, 2020

For the rest of my life I’ll remember what I was doing, where I was and what I was thinking Jan. 26, 2020, as I’m sure the same can be said for millions upon millions of people around the world.Forever burned into my brain are the words “TMZ,”...

NBA and Laker legend Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

NBA and Laker legend Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

By Northern Star Staff | January 26, 2020

DeKALB — Basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Bryant were among nine people killed Sunday after their helicopter lost control in foggy conditions and crashed on a hillside in Calabasas, California.It was later confirmed by Orange...

Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James, right, smiles as he walks past New Orleans Pelicans Anthony Davis during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

NBA sends out tampering memo

By Maddie Barrett | January 2, 2019

After Lakers forward LeBron James made public comments about how ‘amazing’ it would be to play alongside New Orleans Pelicans’ star Anthony Davis, the NBA decided they’ve had enough.Davis has been discussed frequently in recent months due to the...

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