Attending Kobe and Gianna Bryant’s emotional, surreal memorial

Personal Reflections: Covering Kobe Bryant’s memorial service from inside Staples Center was one of the great honors of my life. I’ve never cried more at a news event, but I’ve also never felt more inspired. The lessons about hard work & family are universal themes that can be applied to all of our lives. 

Elementary school students pay tribute to Kobe, Gianna Bryant

Students at Loren Miller Elementary School in South Los Angeles paid tribute to fallen NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna on Monday morning, the same day a public memorial is scheduled to be held for the pair at Staples Center.

Kobe Bryant and The Drew League: 'Being in the presence of Kobe is something you’ll never forget'

"Being in the presence of a Kobe is something you’ll never forget. Energy. Nerves." That's according to Sam Briones of Gold Net Basketball. He ought to know. He was behind the viewfinder in the Summer of 2018 when Laker star Kobe Bryant made a surprise visit to the Drew League Championship Game at LA Southwest College in Los Angeles. It was an exhilarating moment that seemed to move in slow motion.

KOBE: An LA Tribute

FOX 11's Christine Devine looks back at the crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and 7 other victims – including the immediate response of fans and admirers, who gathered at the scene of the crash and at Staples Center.

Kobe: An LA tribute

Christine Devine looks back at the crash that Killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, at 7 other people – including the immediate response of fans and admirers, who gathered at the scene of the crash and at Staples Center.