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Trial in Kobe Bryant Crash Scene Photos Lawsuit Delayed Until July

Citing a backlog of criminal cases and coronavirus concerns, a federal judge has postponed the trial on a lawsuit brought by Kobe Bryant’s widow against Los Angeles County involving photos taken at the scene of the helicopter crash that took the lives of the NBA legend, the couple’s 13-year-old daughter and seven others.

Vanessa Bryant said LA sheriff promised to secure crash site

Kobe Bryant’s widow said she pleaded with the Los Angeles County sheriff to make sure no one takes photographs from the site of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed the basketball star, and he reassured that the area had been secured, court documents say.

WNBA Hosts Virtual Draft

The WNBA practiced social distancing by hosting the first virtual Draft on Friday, April 17 on ESPN. One of the few athletic events that was not impacted by the COVID-19, the Draft was mainly broadcasted from the houses of league commissioner Cathy Engelbert and the Draftees.

House Honors the Memory of Kobe Bryant and the Victims of the Tragic Helicopter Crash

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) and Congressman Harley Rouda (CA-48) led members of the California Delegation in a moment of silence on the House Floor in honor of Kobe and Gianna Bryant, John, Keri, and Alyssa Altobelli, Sarah and Payton Chester, Christina Mauser, and Ara Zobayan, who were killed in a tragic helicopter crash on Sunday. 

Kobe Bryant: ‘God is great! It don’t get no simpler than that, bro!’

In the aftermath of the tragic accident on Sunday, Jan. 26 – where basketball legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter, Gianna, and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash – there have been many somber and celebratory tributes in Los Angeles and around the world. TV clips of him, whether in action on the court, or off-court interviews are constant; and they all point to his dedication to the game; his strong, disciplined work ethic; and his respect and love for others – especially his wife, Vanessa, and their children. One of the stories about Kobe that caught my attention