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Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bryant
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Born: 08/23/78
Height: 6-6 / 1.98
Weight:220 lbs. / 99.8 kg.
Earnings: $315,735,868 ($374,599,252*)
That meant that LeBron James did not get a first team All-NBA selection for the first time in 11 years, since he was named to the second team in 2007. James did, however, extend his streak of consecutive All-NBA selections to 15 — tying him with Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the most in NBA history — by earning a third-team nod in his first year with the Los Angeles Lakers. The second team consisted of Damian Lillard and Kyrie Irving at guard, Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard at forward and Joel Embiid at center. Beyond James, the third team consisted of Russell Westbrook and Kemba Walker at guard, Blake Griffin at forward and Rudy Gobert at center.
2 days ago via ESPN
Others have been more problematic. In 2012, Larry Nance called Kobe Bryant a rapist, referencing Bryant’s sexual assault arrest in Colorado in 2003. In 2015, the Lakers drafted Nance—who became Bryant’s teammate. In 2017, the Mavericks drafted Dennis Smith Jr. The Mavericks made the pick aware that Smith’s Twitter account was filled with unacceptable language, including one sexually explicit tweet that eventually went viral. “Stupid stuff,” Mavs owner Mark Cuban said. After drafting Smith, Cuban got on the phone with him and said, “It’s time to get on there and delete.”
I’ve noticed that today’s NBA stars try to promote the WNBA and its stars. I see some NBA players tweeting about the league and attending games. Have you noticed increased support from today’s NBA players? And when you played, what was your experience with the guys? Lisa Leslie: It’s interesting because I’ve always had great relationships with the NBA players. I’d train with them during the offseason. Derek Fisher and I would shoot together all the time before the Lakers’ practice when I’d be training in the morning. Kobe Bryant . I don’t think it’s the players who have adjusted, I think it’s the fans. I think social media has allowed to see that, because the guys have always been very, very supportive of us. They’d come to our games and cheer for us. They supported us when we won championships. They’d bring their children to games. Plenty of Lakers and plenty of Clippers always supported the LA Sparks. Even going back to Magic Johnson and the old-school Lakers, they allowed me to train and play with them.
As a global ambassador, Nowitzki will help promote the World Cup by taking part in activities on the Road to China 2019 as well as being present at the first-ever 32-team edition of FIBA’s flagship competition. Nowitzki said: “I’m very excited to become an ambassador for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019. It’s an honor to join Yao Ming and Kobe Bryant, some of my contemporaries and biggest rivals, in taking up this prestigious role.
1 week ago via FIBA