Kobe Bryant passed over Michael Jordan for his ideal group to join in a pick-up basketball game, saying he’d take Magic Johnson as his backcourt mate along with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Larry Bird and Bill Russell.
Katy Perry, Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga are the most followed celebrities on Twitter Inc., yet the pop stars have even more “likes” on Facebook Inc. Now the world’s biggest social network is looking to capitalize.
Kobe Bryant, the All-Star basketball guard, was directed by a judge to try mediation before a possible June 17 trial over whether a New Jersey auctioneer can sell his memorabilia on behalf of his mother.
Madison Square Garden will welcome the New York Knicks tonight into an arena with premium seating suspended from the roof, a pair of 600-square-foot video screens at the entrance and 18 fully renovated luxury suites, the results of a $1 billion makeover.
All-Star guard Kobe Bryant will be out six to nine months after undergoing surgery today to repair a ruptured left Achilles tendon, leaving the Los Angeles Lakers without the National Basketball Association’s third-leading scorer as they pursue a playoff berth.