Kobe Bryant and Vanessa Laine Bryant

Kobe Bryant waved to fans as he and his wife Vanessa Bryant arrived for his guest appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Talk show in Hollywood on Thursday. The 39-year-old retired NBA legend wore a teal tailored suit while his wife, Vanessa, stayed warm in a green fur coat and black Christian Louboutin ankle boots. A large crowd of NBA fans gathered outside the studios to watch the Bryants arrive.

Kobe told Kimmel that he initially planned to use his speech at his jersey ceremony to send a message to his daughters Natalia, 14, and Gianna, 11. But his speech didn't go as planned because the girls were more interested in meeting the celebrities at the Warriors vs Lakers game.

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Both of NBA star Kobe Bryant's jerseys, #8 and #24, were retired at a ceremony during halftime of the Golden State Warrios vs Lakers game at the Staples Center on Monday. Kobe, 39, retired in 2016 after a long stellar career with the Lakers.

At the start of the 2006 NBA season, Kobe changed his jersey number from 8 to 24 (his first jersey number at Lower Merion high school in Pennsylvania).

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Former Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant let himself go after retiring from the game. The flabby 6-ft-6 family man was seen kicking back and enjoying the beautiful view of Portofino, Italy from his hotel balcony. Kobe shed his shirt and sunned himself by the hotel pool without his wife, Vanessa Bryant, or their three daughters.

Photo by BACKGRID

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Malia Obama in NYC

Working girl Malia Obama was seen dragging herself into work after partying all night in New York City. Malia, 18, looked like she wanted be anywhere but at work on Monday morning. She dressed casually in a red jacket, blue jeans skirt, black leggings and black ankle boots. Malia accessorized her outfit with an abstract print backpack. The former first daughter is working a coveted internship at the Weinstein Company, owned by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, a friend of the Obamas. Malia is expected to begin her freshman year at Harvard University in the fall of 2017.

Photos: Frank Sullivan/Splash News

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Kobe Bryant and family at Kids' Choice Sports

Sports stars and their children attended the star-studded 2016 Nickelodeon’s Kids’s Choice Sports Awards in Westwood, California on Thursday. Many of the parents looked odd and out of place posing for photos at a childrens' award show without their children.

NBA All-star Kobe Bryant, 37, attended the event with his wife Vanessa Laine Bryant, and daughters Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant and Natalia Diamante Bryant. Vanessa, 34, is pregnant with the couple's 3rd daughter.

Photos: Adriana M. Barraza/WENN.com

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How embarrassing. Hip hop prima donna Drake Aubry was all set to greet NBA superstars Kobe Bryant and Russell Westbrook at NBA All-Star Weekend in Toronto when both players walked right past him and refused to shake his hand.

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Retired NBA superstar Kobe Bryant blames himself for his wife Vanessa's miscarriage during his rape scandal. The 36-year-old father of 2 was accused of having his way with a perky Caucasian desk clerk at the Colorado resort hotel where he was staying in 2003.

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Angela Simmons and Jeanette Jenkins in Beverly Hills for lunch

Socialite Angela Simmons, right, and personal fitness trainer to the stars Jeanette Jenkins met in Beverly Hills for lunch yesterday.
Photo: MCGM / Splash News

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Kobe and Vanessa Bryant at Disney Land

Fans of Los Angeles Laker superstar Kobe Bryant did a double take when they spotted him at Disney Land with a petite blond. But Kobe wasn't cheating on his faithful wife, Vanessa. She simply dyed her long tresses blond. Kobe, Vanessa and their daughters enjoyed the day at Disney Land in Anaheim, CA, recently. Check out the video after the break.

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Kobe Bryant & Wife Vanessa Hold Hands At LAX

It is very rare when a Hollywood couple survives the highs and lows of a dopamine-fueled relationship. What is even more surprising is a Hollywood couple that stays together long after the Dopamine fades. Former NBA star Kobe Bryant and his lovely wife Vanessa Bryant is an example of a couple whose marriage is bound by Love. Kobe and Vanessa were spotted holding hands as they made their way through LAX airport in Los Angeles, California today.
Photo: INFphoto.com

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Angry Trayvon Martin Supporters Call for Boycott of Kobe Bryant

NBA superstar Kobe Bryant is in hot water for comments he made to the New Yorker magazine about slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.

Kobe seemed to sympathize with the teen's killer, George Zimmerman, when he used Trayvon as an analogy to explain his belief that American blacks choose their battles based on skin color rather than studying the merits of a situation before reacting irrationally.

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Kobe Bryant lists Newport Beach mansion

LA Lakers star Kobe Bryant, who is recovering from a torn achilles tendon, is liquidating his vast real estate portfolio. According to Realestalker, Kobe and Vanessa Bryant recently listed their Newport Beach, Calif., mock-mediterranean McMansion for $8,599,000.

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Kobe Bryant ankle injury

Kobe Bryant ankle injury

Los Angeles Laker star Kobe Bryant is out for the season with a severely sprained ankle that he suffered in a loss to the Atlanta Hawks Wednesday.

Calling the injury his worst in 13 seasons, Bryant blamed Hawks player Dahntay Jones for "playing dirty."

According to The Washington Post, Bryant was injured when he landed awkwardly on Jones’s foot as he attempted a potentially game-winning layup in the final seconds of the Lakers’ 96-92 loss to the Hawks at Philips Arena in Atlanta.

X-rays of Bryant's ankle were negative but the Lakers say their bread and butter playmaker is "out indefinitely."

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Lakers Fire Coach Mike Brown

The LA Lakers front office handed coach Mike Brown his walking papers after just 5 games.

The Lakers landed at the bottom of the NBA Western Conference with a dismal 1-4 record after breaking the bank to sign Steve Nash and Dwight Howard.

Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant reportedly expressed frustration with Brown's coaching strategy in the days leading up to his sacking. Bryant's angry stare at Brown in the closing seconds of the Lakers' loss to Utah on Nov. 7 set tongues wagging.

Brown becomes the 3rd Lakers head coach to lose his job due to Kobe's tantrums.

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Beyonce and Jay Z at Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics

Burlesque dancer Beyonce and her husband, rapper Jay Z, sat courtside at the Cleveland Cavaliers vs the Boston Celtics Game Three at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on Friday (May 7). Bey looks tired and worn out like maybe that time off from the music biz and all those vacations on tropical islands isn't doing her a bit of good. Is she sick?

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Remember when I told you that those 'slave plantation' images from Kobe Bryant's LA Times photo shoot were racist? Well, the Utah Jazz fans were probably thinking along those lines too. Kobe can expect to see a lot more of this as his Lakers team advances in the NBA playoffs.

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