February 24, 2020 (Mambas Day) NBA Recap

Who Got It Done pt rb ast Joel EmbiidPHI vs. ATL 49 14 3   14-15 ft Bradley BealWAS vs. MIL 55 2 3   8-13 3-pt Khris MiddletonMIL @ WAS 40 5 5   3 stl Ricky RubioPHO @ UTA 22 6 11   7 stl D. MitchellUTA vs. PHO 38 4 4   6-9 3-pt James HardenHOU vs. NYK 37 6 9   2 stl Aaron GordonORL @ BRK 27 10 4   2 blk K. PorterCLE vs. MIA 30 8 3   3 stl Bam AdebayoMIA @ CLE 22 13 9   3 stl , 4…

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Vanessa Bryant files wrongful death suit against helicopter company in Kobe’s fatal crash

Attorneys for the recently-widowed Vanessa Bryant filed a lawsuit against the helicopter company that operated the helicopter that crashed last month that claimed her husband Kobe, their eldest daughter Gianna, John Altebelli ,his wife Keri and daughter Alyssa; Christina Mauser; Sarah and Payton Chester and pilot Ara Zobayan. The 27-page complaint was filed against Island Express Holding Corporation and Island Express Helicopters alleges pilot Ara Zobayan failed in his duty “to use ordinary care in piloting the subject aircraft” and was negligent. The suit further alleges that Zobayan, who was…

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Principal who said Kobe’s death was “karma” allowed to resign

It seems the list of people who have been chomping at the bit to dance on Kobe Bryant’s grave is growing. We previously covered the disgrace of a disgraceful family, Abigail Disney, and her racist and irreprehensible statements shortly after the fatal helicopter crash that took the lives of Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven others. No-name actress Evan Rachel Wood also had to chime in and spew her hate that would not only appeal to the racists of the world but also that of the hypocritical “me too” crowd.…

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Celtics rearrange schedule to attend Kobe Bryant memorial

From Sean T. McGuire of NESN The Boston Celtics will have the opportunity to attend the memorial for former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant at the Staples Center on Feb. 24. The Celtics pushed back their departing flight from Los Angeles so players and staff will be able to attend the memorial, according to The Boston Globe’s Adam Himmelsbach. The memorial for Bryant is set for 10 a.m. the morning after the Celtics play the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center at 3:30 p.m. ET. “I knew we’d have a…

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Scumbags attempt to destroy Kobe Bryant’s legacy

Kobe Bryant is no longer amongst the living. It has been 13 days since the tragic incident and I am still having a hard time believing I had to pen those words. The unexpected and tragic death of Kobe, his daughter Gianna, John and Keri Altobelli and their daughter Keri, Christina Mauser, Sarah and Payton Chester and Ara Zobayan in a helicopter crash caused an outpouring of support for the victims and their surviving relatives. The still-smoldering helicopter on that mountain in Calabasas served as the proverbial homing beacon for…

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Kobe Bryant: Shock, Awe and Pieces Left to Pick Up

Things were so different just 36 hours ago.  A little over thirty-six hours ago, things for the most part, were right in the basketball world. We were in the midst of celebrating another accomplishment in the career of all-time great Lebron James, who had just passed fellow all-timer Kobe Bryant on the NBA career scoring list, which reinvigorated the Lebron/Kobe debate. The talk of the Association were potential trade talks, what players would round out the All-Star rosters and who would compete in the Slam Dunk competition.  In California, there…

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DeMar DeRozan breaks out Undefeated X Nike Kobe 4 Protro

In the San Antonio Spurs ‘ last playoff game against the Denver Nuggets, DeMar DeRozan broke out one of the three colorways of the Kobe 4 Protro that are part of the upcoming collaboration between Undefeated and Nike Basketball. The colorway features a bright green upper that is composed of patent leather at the toecap, collar and heel, underlaid by synthetics with Flywire at the midfoot. Team orange borders the black lateral and medial midfoot Swooshes; it also shows up on the inner and behind the tongue as well as…

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“Mamba Mentality” Kyrie 5 Official Photos

This colorway of the Kyrie 5, as previously outlined, will be releasing to celebrate Mamba Day 2019. The white upper with its purple and cyber accenting are a nod to the “Chaos” Nike Zoom Kobe V that released in 2009. The “Mamba Mentality” Kyrie 5 is scheduled to release April 13 at nike.com and select retail establishments. The sticker price is set at $130 USD. Nike Kyrie 5 MMWhite/Cyber AO2918-102$130 April 13, 2019  Official images of the shoe are below:

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“Mamba Mentality” Nike Kyrie 5 coming April 13

Like the PG 3 , we recently covered, there will also be a special edition of the Kyrie 5 commemorating Mamba Day 2019. Inspired by the “Chaos” Zoom Kobe V, this Kyrie 5 features a white and cyber color palette. It sports a white upper with purple present for the Flytrap device and the tongue. Cyber is used on the swoosh on the medial and lateral sides, as well as on the Kobe signature on the grey and speckled red heel counter. The same speckling also finds a home on…

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“Mamba Day” PG3 coming later this month

Nike will be releasing an edition of their PG 3 basketball shoe to celebrate Mamba Day. Although there are no images of the shoe currently available what is known is that it will make use of an multi color and optional yellow color palette. The “Mamba Mentality” Nike PG3 will release April 13 at nike.com and select Nike Basketball retail venues. The sticker price is set at $120 USD. Nike PG 3Multi-Color/Opti YellowAO2607-900$120April 13, 2019 

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