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NBA Renames All-Star MVP Award For Late Lakers Star Kobe Bryant

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The Kobe Bryant MVP Award will be presented on Sunday at the conclusion of the 2020 NBA All-Star Game.

The Most Valuable Player award for the NBA All-Star Game has been permanently named for Kobe Bryant, the basketball legend who died last month in a helicopter crash, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced on Saturday.

“Kobe Bryant is synonymous with NBA All-Star and embodies the spirit of this global celebration of our game,” Silver said. “He always relished the opportunity to compete with the best of the best and perform at the highest level for millions of fans around the world.”

The Kobe Bryant MVP Award will be presented on Sunday at the conclusion of the 2020 All-Star Game, which is being held in Chicago. The recipient of the award will be chosen by NBA fans, who account for 25% of the vote, and a media panel, which accounts for 75% of the vote.

Bryant, his young daughter Gianna and seven other people died when the helicopter they were traveling in crashed in hilly terrain near Calabasas, California, on Jan. 26. They will be honored at the All-Star Game this weekend, the NBA said.

Bryant, who played his entire 20-season NBA career with the Los Angeles Lakers, was an 18-time NBA All-Star.

He clinched a record-tying four All-Star Game MVP awards, the NBA said. 

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Sarkodie reacts after Kelvin Prince Boateng and Mario Balotelli jams to his song

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Ghanaian professional footballers, Kelvin Prince Boateng and Mario Balotelli have been spotted jamming to a song by rapper Sarkodie. 

The two players who plays in the Italian Serie B side A.C Monza were seen training in a gym whiles jamming to the rappers song. Please watch the video below:

https://www.instagram.com/reel/CL68Cf5JUz6/?igshid=ryairq3662bo

Right after Kelvin Prince Boateng shared the video, Sarkodie has replied in a tweet below: 

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Michael Essien declares support for LGBTQ community in Ghana

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Ghanaian professional footballer, Micheal Essien has thrown his weight behind the LGBT communion Ghana. 

The former Black Star player waded in the ongoing topic which has so far divided opinions among majority of Ghanaians. In a post sighted on his instagram page, the 38-year-old called for the support for gays and lesbians in the country, adding that they must be heard. 

He wrote: “We see you, we hear you, we support you. Our LGBTQIA plus Community in Ghana #ghanasupportequalityGH,”. Do you agree with him? 

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