Basketball

Vanessa Bryant Pays Tribute to Gianna and Kobe Bryant After Lakers Win NBA Championship

After the Los Angeles Lakers won the 2020 NBA Championship, Vanessa Bryant took to social media to congratulate the team. Scroll on to read her tribute to husband Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna.

October 12, 2020

Shaquille O'Neal Remembers Kobe Bryant in an Important Plea to Fans

On Quibi's Close Up by E! News, Shaquille O'Neal reflected on the late Kobe Bryant: "All the memories are good." Watch the clip below.

September 25, 2020

Kevin Hart & Kobe Bryant Went to Basketball Camp Together

Before he was a world-famous comedian, Kevin Hart had a dream of becoming a professional basketball player--until he met 6' 6" Kobe Bryant. Watch "10 Things You Don't Know"!

September 25, 2020

Celtics Player Gordon Hayward Misses Birth of Baby No. 4 While in NBA Bubble

Just hours before the Celtics faced off against the Miami Heat in the NBA playoffs, Gordon Hayward’s wife Robyn welcomed their fourth child.

September 24, 2020

Kevin Hart Recalls How His Camp Days With Kobe Bryant Crushed His Basketball Dream

Before he was a world-famous comedian, Kevin Hart had dreams of becoming a pro basketball player—until he went to basketball camp with the late legend Kobe Bryant.

September 10, 2020

NBA Honors Chadwick Boseman, Cliff Robinson and Lute Olson with a Special Tribute

The NBA honored Chadwick Boseman, Cliff Robinson and Lute Olson before Orlando Magic faced off against the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday, Aug. 29.

August 29, 2020

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Outside the NBA Bubble: McKenzie Caldwell-Pope on Parenting, FaceTime Date Night and Quarantine Style

The wife of Lakers guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope talked to E! News about her new normal with three kids at home, her support system gone virtual and an Instagram Live show in her closet.

August 29, 2020

Cliff Robinson, Former NBA Star, Dead at 53

The NBA has lost a legend. Cliff Robinson, who who started his basketball career playing for the Portland Trail Blazers, has died. He was 53 years old.

August 29, 2020

NBA Playoffs Postponed in Wake of Jacob Blake Protests

LeBron James, the Milwaukee Bucks and more athletes take a stand against police brutality after the shooting of Jacob Blake.

August 28, 2020

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Outside the NBA Bubble: Mary Conley on Waiting for the Birth of Baby No. 3 With Husband Mike Conley Away

The Utah Jazz point guard is now back in the bubble after going home to be with Mary for the birth of their third son, so the Conleys' journey has had some extra twists and turns this summer.

August 23, 2020

Vanessa Bryant Honors Kobe On What Would've Been His 42nd Birthday

Mamba forever. Vanessa Bryant pens a heartfelt message in honor of her late husband's birthday. See other messages from LeBron James, Dwyane Wade & more.

August 23, 2020

Kobe Bryant: Remembering His Journey Before the First Ring

In honor of what would have been the late Lakers superstar's 42nd birthday, check out these E! interviews where he talks acting, his first shoe deal with Adidas & more!

August 23, 2020

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Outside the NBA Bubble: Callie Rivers Curry on All the Ways She's Protecting Husband Seth Curry From FOMO

Callie's husband, brother and father are all in Orlando while she holds down the fort at home for daughter Carter, gladly leaning on her sprawling basketball family for support.

August 20, 2020

5 Things to Know About the NBA Bubble

Lakers player JaVale McGee and more athletes are adjusting to very different lives amid coronavirus. See how they're living and working at Disney World.

August 18, 2020

Kendall Jenner Steps Out With Devin Booker After Flirty IG Comments

The "KUWTK" star & NBA player are spotted on a night out amid romance rumors following a flirty exchange on Instagram. Is it more than the weather that's heating up?

August 17, 2020

Watch Phoenix Suns Players' Priceless Reactions as Family Members Announce the Starting Lineup

While they've been in the NBA "bubble" amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Phoenix Suns players got a sweet reminder of home during Tuesday's game against the Philadelphia 76ers.

August 12, 2020

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Blake Griffin Talks Breaking Into Podcasting and Learning to Rest Outside the NBA Bubble

Season one of the NBA superstar's new podcast The Pursuit of Healthiness drops Tuesday, Aug. 4 on Audible.

August 4, 2020

Kyrie Irving Pledges $1.5 Million to WNBA Players Who Opted Out of the 2020 Season

"I have learned about the challenges and opportunities of their decisions and how it will impact their lives, family, and overall well-being," Kyrie Irving said in a statement on Monday, July 27.

July 27, 2020

L.A. Lakers Star Alex Caruso Skips His Sister's Wedding to Stay in NBA Bubble

Alex Caruso said he's at "peace" with his decision to skip his sister's wedding on Saturday, July 18.

July 23, 2020

Boston Celtics' Kemba Walker Describes Running Into LeBron James Inside the NBA Bubble

Boston Celtics starting point guard Kemba Walker is shedding light into what life is like inside the Disney NBA campus.

July 16, 2020

WNBA's Elena Delle Donne Pens Open Letter After She's Denied Health Exemption for Lyme Disease

Washington Mystics basketball player Elena Delle Donne is speaking out after her request to be medically excused for the season was denied.

July 15, 2020

NBA Star Russell Westbrook Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Russell Westbrook has tested positive for coronavirus. The Houston Rockets star announced the news via social media on Monday.

July 13, 2020