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10 of the most inspirational second careers of professional athletes

These 10 athletes have retired from sports, but haven't exactly relaxed in retirement. They've used their platform for good.

‘The craziest year I’ve ever seen’: The inside story of an NBA season derailed by controversy, a tragic death, and a pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic that shut down the NBA was the final twist in an already dramatic season plagued by controversy and tragedy.
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A diamond ring Kobe Bryant gifted to his mother 20 years ago has sold at auction for $206,000

The 14 karat gold and diamond ring was given to Pamela Bryant by Kobe in 2000 to commemorate his first NBA championship with the Los Angeles Lakers.

The helicopter company that operated Kobe Bryant’s fatal flight got more than $600,000 in coronavirus stimulus money from the Treasury Departmen...

The funds, which went to Island Express Helicopters and other private aviation companies, were intended to prevent coronavirus-related layoffs.

Vanessa Bryant suing Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department over deputies allegedly sharing photos of the helicopter crash that killed her husb...

"This is an unspeakable violation of human decency, respect, and of the privacy rights of the victims and their families," Bryant's attorney said.
Vanessa and Kobe Bryant.

Vanessa Bryant found one final letter from Kobe that she saved for her birthday, and it included a drawing of an angel on the inside

Kobe and Vanessa's 13-year-old daughter — Gigi — and Kobe himself died alongside seven others in a tragic helicopter accident this January.
Kobe Bryant in "The Last Dance."

Director of ‘The Last Dance’ says he had to ‘work hard’ to get insight from Kobe Bryant about Michael Jordan

"Last Dance" director Jason Hehir said Kobe Bryant was unlike most he interviewed because the NBA legend didn't spend the whole time praising Jordan.

Kobe Bryant credited Michael Jordan’s advice for helping him win five championships with the Lakers in emotional appearance in ‘The Last D...

Kobe Bryant made an emotional appearance in the fifth episode of "The Last Dance," ESPN's 10-part docuseries about Michael Jordan and the Bulls.

Vanessa Bryant posted a sweet tribute to her late daughter Gigi on what would have been her 14th birthday

Gigi, who was born on May 1, 2006, died in a helicopter crash with her father, Kobe Bryant, and seven passengers in Calabasas, California.
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11 of Kobe Bryant’s most inspirational quotes

Kobe Bryant was known as one of the hardest-working athletes and often espoused wisdom about his drive and determination.