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NBA superstar Kobe Bryant died in helicopter crash with daughter Gianna

Kobe Bryant

MNA Sports Desk: It’s hard to believe NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, whose prodigious talent and win-at-all-costs spirit made him one of the most famous and decorated athletes in history, is gone. Still youthful at 41, Bryant — who died in a helicopter crash Sunday in California — looked like he could suit up and drop 30 points on a rival NBA team. It doesn’t seem that long ago that he was scoring 60 points in his final NBA game, soaking up the cheers of Los Angeles Lakers fans who worshiped him for two decades as one of the city’s favorite ...

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Hornets seal Premier Div Basketball


MNA Sports Desk: Hornets Sporting Club emerged as the unbeaten champion in the Unimed Unihealth Pharmaceuticals Premier Division Basketball League, organised by Bangladesh Basketball Federation, after beating Rangers Club by 63-50 points Wednesday at Wooden Floor Basketball Gymnasium in Dhanmondi, Dhaka. The winning side led 33-22 in the first half. Hornets’ Jamil and Raim caged 25 and 13 points respectively while Rangers’ Bappy and Mehedi scored 19 and 13 points accordingly. Hornets received Tk30,000 as prize money while Rangers got Tk20,000, reported news agency.

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PRAN Bubble Gum Inter-School Basketball begins Thursday

PRAN Bubble

MNA Education Desk: The PRAN Bubble Gum Inter-School Basketball Tournament will begin at Dhanmondi Basketball Gymnasium here on Thursday. A total of 20 school teams will participate in the tournament, sponsored by PRAN Bubble Gum and organized by Bangladesh Basketball Federation (BBF). BBF President Dr Mostafa Jalal Mohiuddin, also President of Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA), will inaugurate the meet as chief guest. Head of Marketing of the PRAN Confectionary Shakhawat Ahmed and Brand Manager of the company Sajjad Hossain will also present the function as special guests. The details of the tournament were disclosed at a press conference held at ...

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