@nba: 2020-1-30 Instagram
Victor Oladipo pays tribute to Kobe Bryant ahead of his season debut.
“The number 24 will never again be worn by a Dallas Maverick." • The @dallasmavs pay tribute to Kobe Bryant.
❝ I got a call today from Joel. He explained to me how growing up in Africa, Kobe was a guy who he looked up to as the star of American basketball at that time, and he is the player who made Joel want to play basketball. I shared with Joel that Kobe, in addition to doing all that scoring, was a 12-time All-Defensive player. I only made it 11 times, so there’s a lot of defense that goes into that no. 24. I told Joel to play hard defense, because that is what the no. 24 represents in my mind. I thanked him for the call, and I’m glad he and I had the chance to talk. ❞ - Bobby Jones. (repost @sixers)
The Sixers pay tribute to Kobe Bryant by ringing the bell nine times to recognize the nine lives lost on Sunday.
Kobe Bryant walks off the court after his final game in Philadelphia.
The @timberwolves and @sacramentokings started the game by taking 8-second backcourt and 24-second shot-clock violations. The Timberwolves placed the ball at the free-throw line, the spot where Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list.
The @detroitpistons pay tribute to Kobe Bryant by wearing No. 24 and No. 8 jerseys during pregame introductions.
@traeyoung pays tribute to Kobe Bryant by wearing No. 8 to start the game, and then leads the @atlhawks to victory with 45 points and 14 assists.
The New Orleans Pelicans and the Boston Celtics each started the game by taking 24-second shot-clock violations in honor of Kobe Bryant.
The New York Knicks and Madison Square Garden pay tribute to Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver issued the following statement today regarding the passing of Kobe Bryant: “The NBA family is devastated by the tragic passing of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna. “For 20 seasons, Kobe showed us what is possible when remarkable talent blends with an absolute devotion to winning. He was one of the most extraordinary players in the history of our game with accomplishments that are legendary: five NBA championships, an NBA MVP award, 18 NBA All-Star selections, and two Olympic gold medals. But he will be remembered most for inspiring people around the world to pick up a basketball and compete to the very best of their ability. He was generous with the wisdom he acquired and saw it as his mission to share it with future generations of players, taking special delight in passing down his love of the game to Gianna. “We send our heartfelt condolences to his wife, Vanessa, and their family, the Lakers organization and the entire sports world.”
@kingjames moved up to 3rd on the NBA’s all-time scoring list Saturday!
Join us in wishing VINCE CARTER of the @atlhawks a HAPPY 43rd BIRTHDAY! #NBABDAY
We celebrate @kingjames moving up to 3rd on the all-time SCORING list with 10 of his BEST Regular-Season PLAYS! • Which is YOUR fave?
A picture’s worth 33,644 points! . . . 📸: @jdg7873 | @natlyphoto | @daviddownba
Saturday night Ws for the @sixers, @okcthunder, @brooklynnets, @utahjazz & @chicagobulls!
@zionwilliamson puts up 15 points on 7/9 shooting in his second game for the @pelicansnba. #NBARooks
20 teams in action.. 10 winners on a busy Friday night around the Association!
@kingjames spins in transition for his 10th bucket of the night on ESPN!
Congrats to @jharden13 of the @houstonrockets for moving up to 8th on the all-time TRIPLE-DOUBLES list!
@thebledshow finishes him!!! . . . the @bucks are loose in San Francisco for ESPN action!
The @lakers, @laclippers, @miamiheat, @timberwolves & @memgrizz each WIN on Sunday!