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  • Kobe Bryant has the most savage breakdown of daughter’s basketball team

    Kobe Bryant still takes basketball seriously. Appearing with his daughter’s AAU team on Instagram, the Lakers legend commended six girls in the picture for working out with him, then seemingly called out another player for opting to participate in a dance recital rather than the basketball tournament. Bryant’s daughter’s team finished in fourth place. “Here’s

    New York Post
  • NBA star Kawhi Leonard’s sister charged in deadly robbery

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - A relative of NBA star Kawhi Leonard has confirmed his sister is one of two women accused of robbing and killing an elderly woman at a Southern California casino. The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports the aunt of 35-year-old Kimesha Williams confirmed Saturday that Williams is the

    The Washington Times
  • NBA star Kawhi Leonard’s sister charged with murdering elderly woman

    The sister of Los Angeles Clippers star forward Kawhi Leonard has been charged with robbing and murdering an 83-year-old woman, according to reports. Kimesha Monae Williams, Leonard’s sister, is accused of killing Afaf Anis Assad, 84, last Saturday in a Temecula, Calif., casino, according to The Press-Enterprise. Williams, 35, and her pal Candace Tai Townsel,

    New York Post
  • Kobe Bryant: ‘Redeem Team 2’ will have it tough in Tokyo

    BEIJING - Kobe Bryant played on the Redeem Team in 2008, the one that delivered a gold medal in Beijing after a series of USA Basketball disappointments in big tournaments. Back in Beijing this week for the World Cup semifinals as an ambassador for FIBA, Bryant isn't sure another Redeem Team will be so easy to find for the U.S., which plays Poland for seventh place Saturday. The five-time NBA champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist said the days of automatic gold medals for the U.S. -...

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  • The problem with Kobe Bryant’s Instagram post about youth sports

    Kobe Bryant’s brand doesn’t align with his values. Kobe Bryant probably thought his Instagram post about coaching youth basketball was motivational. Instead, mocking a fourth-place finish and shaming a player who missed a game read as emblematic of a larger problem. Bryant later edited the post, removing the line about the player and playing it off like he was just clarifying the absence. Then he tried to tweet his way through the uproar before posting a video of himself dancing...

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  • Sister of NBA star Kawhi Leonard is charged in deadly robbery

    A relative of NBA star Kawhi Leonard has confirmed his sister is one of two women accused of robbing and killing an elderly woman at a Southern California casino. The Riverside Press-Enterprise reported the aunt of 35-year-old Kimesha Williams confirmed Saturday that Williams is the sister of the Los Angeles Clippers forward. Authorities say Williams and an accomplice followed an 84-year-old woman into a bathroom at Pechanga Resort Casino on Aug. 31, broke her skull and stole her purse. The...

    SFGate
  • NBA star Kawhi Leonard's sister charged in deadly robbery

    She's one of two women accused of robbing and killing an elderly woman.

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