Legendary Laker and future NBA Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant was one of nine people killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday morning, TMZ reported. His 13-year-old daughter, Gianna Bryant, was also killed in the crash.
The Big 12 conference has produced some of the most dominant talent to ever grace the NBA hardwood. With current big names like Kevin Durant and Joel Embiid to the more household names such as Wilt Chamberlain and Paul Pierce, the Big 12’s contribution to the NBA is irrefutable.
Most National Football League prospects spend the weekend of the NFL Draft glued to their televisions, anxiously awaiting a phone call from an NFL suitor. Defensive back Kris Boyd found himself throwing a football in his backyard when the Minnesota area code popped up on his phone.
A little over a week remains of the NBA season. The offseason will begin immediately for the 14 teams who failed to make the playoffs. LeBron James, after making eight consecutive NBA finals, finds himself on one of those teams. The remaining 16 teams will begin the playoffs a few days later, despite almost everyone agreeing that the Warriors will be the eventual champions a month later. Why are we doing this again?