Kobe Bryant widow awarded $16M in trial over crash photos
A federal jury has found that Los Angeles County must pay Kobe Bryant’s widow $16 million for emotional distress caused by deputies and firefighters sharing photos of the bodies of the NBA star and his daughter taken at the site of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed them.
Kobe Bryant's widow says crash photos turned grief to horror
Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa testified she was only beginning to grieve the loss of her husband and their 13-year-old daughter in a helicopter crash when she was faced with the fresh horror of learning that deputies and firefighters had shared photos of their remains.
"You can't get it back": Vanessa Bryant testifies she fears Kobe Bryant crash site photos will surface
Bryant, 40, was the final plaintiffs' witness in the federal trial of consolidated lawsuits filed by her and Chris Chester, an Irvine financial adviser who lost his wife and daughter in the same crash.cbsnews.com
A sheriff's deputy held onto Kobe Bryant crash site photos for 4 days and said that he and his colleagues shared photos because 'curiosity got the best of us'
Several key Los Angeles Sheriff's Deputies testified on Monday in the fourth day of Vanessa Bryant's trial against LA County for crash site photos of Kobe and Gigi Bryant.news.yahoo.com
Lakers GM Rob Pelinka described visiting the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash site with Vanessa Bryant: 'She wanted to touch the soil from where they went to heaven'
"He's still my best friend," Lakers GM Rob Pelinka told the court while weeping. "Kobe was like having a true superhero as a best friend."news.yahoo.com
Lawyer: Photos of Kobe Bryant's remains shared 'for a laugh'
A lawyer for the widow of Kobe Bryant told jurors that a “culture of callousness” led Los Angeles County deputies and firefighters to share photos of the remains of Kobe Bryant and other victims of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed the Lakers star, his 13-year-old daughter, and seven others.
LA County wants to exclude a video showing deputy kneeling on an inmate's head in Vanessa Bryant's upcoming trial. The deputy has also been accused of taking photos of the Kobe and Gianna helicopter c
In March 2021, an LA Sheriff's deputy, who is also embroiled in Bryant's lawsuit, was recorded apparently kneeling on a handcuffed inmate's head.news.yahoo.com
Will Anyone Top Wilt Chamberlain’s 100 Points? NBA Stars Weigh In
By Alex KennedyOn March 2, 1962, Wilt Chamberlain put together arguably the greatest performance in NBA history, scoring 100 points in the Philadelphia Warriors’ 169–147 win over the New York Knicks. Sixty years later, no player has seriously challenged Wilt’s 100 points. “That record will never be broken,” Klay Thompson told NBA Flashback. “That’s just different.”“Do I think we’ll ever see someone score 100 points again? Be sure to listen to this week’s episode of “NBA Flashback” that celebrates Wilt.thewestsidegazette.com
Extremely Rare Kobe Bryant Card Sells For A Whopping $2 Million
By Alex KennedyOne of the rarest Kobe Bryant cards in existence recently sold for $2 million, setting an all-time record for a Kobe card and placing it among the most-expensive basketball cards of all-time. The card was a 1997-98 Metal Universe Precious Metal Gems Emerald Kobe Bryant, and the deal was brokered by PWCC Marketplace. “It’s more desirable than even a Kobe Bryant rookie card or a Kobe Bryant autograph. “These Precious Metal Gems variants are arguably the most desired insert card in the entire world. “This price is driven both by the quality of card and by the reverence for Kobe Bryant,” Craig added.thewestsidegazette.com
Kwame Brown slams Dwyane Wade over Zaya’s Kobe Bryant dress: ‘Disrespectful’
Ex-NBA player Kwame Brown is giving the side-eye to a Kobe Bryant tribute-post of Dwyane Wade’s transgender daughter wearing a […] The post Kwame Brown slams Dwyane Wade over Zaya’s Kobe Bryant dress: ‘Disrespectful’ appeared first on TheGrio.news.yahoo.com
Vanessa Bryant says she feels 'sick' and 'extreme sadness and anger' knowing Kobe and Gianna crash scene photos were shared by LA County officials
"When my girls are assigned their family tree, I do not want them searching my husband's and daughter's names to discover their remains," Bryant said.news.yahoo.com
Los Angeles County files motion to dismiss Vanessa Bryant photo leak lawsuit on grounds that crash site photos are 'gone' and 'cannot be recovered'
"Almost two years after the crash, no LASD or LACFD photos have been posted on the Internet, released in the media," the County's attorneys wrote.news.yahoo.com
Judge: Kobe Bryant's widow must turn over therapy records
A judge has ruled that Kobe Bryant’s widow must turn over her therapy records to Los Angeles County in her lawsuit claiming she suffered emotional distress after first responders shared photos from the site of the helicopter crash that killed the basketball star and his teenage daughter.
LA County wants Vanessa Bryant to undergo psychiatric exam
Los Angeles County is seeking to compel psychiatric evaluations for Kobe Bryant’s widow and others to determine if they truly suffered emotional distress after first responders took and shared graphic photos from the site of the helicopter crash that killed the basketball star, his teenage daughter and seven others.
Leonard, George each score 31, Clippers tie series with Jazz
Kawhi Leonard and Paul George each scored 31 points — the second straight game they have both had over 30 points — and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Utah Jazz 118-104 in Game 4 Monday night to even their Western Conference second-round series at two games apiece.