Well that jersey, #24 in purple and gold, is everywhere: East L.A., West Hollywood, Pasadena, Pacoima, Watts, West Hills. Kobe Bryant was bigger than life and bigger than basketball.
You couldn't tell the story of Los Angeles, especially Los Angeles sports, without including Kobe Bryant.
His fans, his admirers, come from all walks of life, and we are all hurting.
Before fatal flight, Kobe and daughter attended church, took communion, priest says