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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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Watch: Football star, Didier Drogba shows off his basketball skills during a streetball game with young kids in Côte d’Ivoire

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Former Ivorian football (soccer) star, Didier Drogba has been spotted showing us his basketball skills during a streetball game with young kids in Côte d’Ivoire. 

The player who was Côte d’Ivoire leading all-time leader in goals scored in international matches and was twice named the African Footballer of the Year (2006, 2009) saw him display some skills and shoots the ball into the net. 

Please watch the video below: 

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Richard Commey stops Jackson Martinez with Round 6 TKO

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Ghanaian professional boxer, Richard Oblitey Commey, is back in the ring after he knocked down Jackson Martinez on Saturday February 13, 2021 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. 

Commey (30-3, 27 KOs) walked down Marinez (19-2, 7 KOs) in the early rounds, using his superior physical attributes to intimidate his opponent. Marinez relied on his superior boxing skills but Ghana’s Commey was a man on a mission in his first fight in 14 months.

Richard Commey bounced back big to stop his opponent in round 6 for his first fight since 2019. Please watch the video and photos below: 

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