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Kobe Bryant becomes $194 million richer as equity in BodyArmor soars 188 percent on Coca-Cola investment

NBA legend Kobe Bryant is now $194 million richer thanks to a $6 million investment he made in 2013 for equity in sports beverage company BodyArmor. Bryant’s investment in BodyArmor in 2013 saw him emerge as the third largest shareholder and a member of the board of directors in the ...

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Kobe Bryant thinks Magic Johnson deserves a second statue at Staples Center

Los Angeles Lakers legend and current President of Basketball Operations has a statue of himself outside the Staples Center, home of the organization. Kobe Bryant, another legend of the franchise, thinks Johnson should get a second one. While appearing on The Stephen A. Smith Show, Bryant noted that Johnson’s achievements ...

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Up in the rafters! Another legendary milestone for Kobe Bryant as Lakers retire numbers 8 and 24

There were several iconic moments during the twenty-year illustrious career of Kobe Bryant, and it continues even after his retirement. There was the incredible 81-point performance against the Toronto Raptors in January 2006, the four consecutive 50-point-game streak, the nine consecutive 40-point games, the several game-winners, acrobatic dunks, trash-talking, multiple ...

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Giannis Antetokounmpo records first career triple-double to lead Bucks past Lakers 108-101

In the words of Ice Cube, Giannis Antetokounmpo messed around and got a triple-double Monday night as the Bucks breezed past the visiting Lakers 108-101. Antetokounmpo’s 27 points 12 rebounds and 10 assists against the Lakers registers as his first career triple-double since being selected by the Bucks in the ...

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Chamberlain Oguchi bids warm farewell to Kobe Bryant; calls him “an inspiration” as he recalls encounter at London Olympics

Chamberlain Oguchi, Nigeria D’Tigers guard and Most Valuable Player at the 2015 Tunisia Afrobasket, has nothing but deep respect for Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers guard and fellow Olympian. In a chat with Basketball Within Borders recently, Oguchi shared some of his fond memories of the Lakers legend and future ...

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