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Kobe Bryant: Good Genes or Good Docs?

20 hours ago | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Kobe Bryant’s good looks are clearly not retiring! Here’s a 19-year-old baby Black Mamba on the court back in 1997 (left) and 19 years later ... the recently retired Lakers legend -- who turned 38 earlier this week -- at an awards show last month (right).  “Mamba out.” The question is ... Read more »

- TMZ Staff

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2K Sports Announces NBA 2K17: The Prelude

26 August 2016 3:12 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

With NBA 2K17 set to release on September 20, 2K Sports has announced “The Prelude,” a free downloadable app that will let players start their ‘MyCAREER’ experience prior to the game’s official launch.

The Prelude, which is set to release on September 9, will allow players to create their own character and choose attributes such as play style and physical characteristics.

The Prelude was designed specifically to introduce new fans to our franchise, and give them an introduction to our legendary MyCAREER mode that puts the user at the center of an epic basketball story,” said Greg Thomas, President of Visual Concepts. “Veterans of NBA 2K will also love getting a head start on their MyCAREER, so when the game launches they can be ready to jump in and compete.

During “The Prelude”, players will watch their draft stock fluctuate dynamically based on their performance across the participation of multiple authentic college games. »

- Shaan Joshi

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Snapchat Comedian James Davis Lands Comedy Central Series About Growing Up in South Central La

25 August 2016 9:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Comedy Central wants to turn comedian James Davis into its next homegrown star. The network has ordered a new series set to be created by and star Davis. His weekly show, still untitled, will premiere in January 2017.

Davis already stars in Comedy Central’s most-watched Snapchat original series, “Swag-a-Saurus with James Davis.”

Read More: Amy Schumer Hints That Season 5 Of Her Comedy Central Show Isn’t Coming Anytime Soon

Here’s how Comedy Central describes the new show: “Born and raised in South Central Los Angeles, one block away from where ‘shit goes down,’ Davis will explore contemporary urban topics and share his perspective on the world he grew up in and the world he grew up next to through a unique, hybrid style of comedy that bridges the gap between urban and mainstream comedy.”

Davis created the show with Doug Karo, while Troy Miller and Stoney Sharp directed the pilot. »

- Michael Schneider

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Snapchat Comedian James Davis Lands Comedy Central Series About Growing Up in South Central La

25 August 2016 9:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Comedy Central wants to turn comedian James Davis into its next homegrown star. The network has ordered a new series set to be created by and star Davis. His weekly show, still untitled, will premiere in January 2017.

Davis already stars in Comedy Central’s most-watched Snapchat original series, “Swag-a-Saurus with James Davis.”

Read More: Amy Schumer Hints That Season 5 Of Her Comedy Central Show Isn’t Coming Anytime Soon

Here’s how Comedy Central describes the new show: “Born and raised in South Central Los Angeles, one block away from where ‘shit goes down,’ Davis will explore contemporary urban topics and share his perspective on the world he grew up in and the world he grew up next to through a unique, hybrid style of comedy that bridges the gap between urban and mainstream comedy.”

Davis created the show with Doug Karo, while Troy Miller and Stoney Sharp directed the pilot. »

- Michael Schneider

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Kobe Bryant -- 'Kobe Day Is a Huge Honor' ... Speaks At City Hall (Video)

24 August 2016 12:56 PM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

[[tmz:video id="0_id1axzs1"]] Kobe Bryant says it's a "huge blessing and a huge honor" to have 8/24 deemed "Kobe Bryant Day" in Los Angeles ... and gave a heartfelt speech to his friends, family and fans at L.A. City Hall.  "I never ever thought that this day would ever be possible," Bryant told the purple and gold wearing crowd.  The clip is great ... Kobe also addressed his 2 young daughters and told them it would be their responsibility to tell »

- TMZ Staff

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Comedy Central Greenlights Series Starring Comedian James Davis

24 August 2016 9:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

James Davis is hopping from Comedy Central’s portfolio of Snapchat programming to its cable network.

Davis, who has hosted “Swag-a-Saurus with James Davis.” will star in a new weekly series set to debut on the Viacom-owned network in January 2017. The untitled program is executive produced by Davis and Brillstein Entertainment PartnersAlex Murray and Shawna Kornberg.”

Comedian James Davis expands his presence on Comedy Central as the #1 brand in comedy has greenlit a linear series starring, created and executive produced by Davis, it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Comedy Central. Davis, host of “Swag-a-Saurus with James Davis,” Comedy Central’s most watched Snapchat original series, grew up “hood-adjacent” and brings his unique, urban point-of-view to the new weekly series set to premiere in January 2017. The untitled series was originated by Davis and Doug Karo and is executive produced by Davis and Brillstein Entertainment PartnersAlex Murray and Shawna Kornberg.

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- Brian Steinberg

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Magic Johnson -- I Hope Kobe's the Next 'Magic' ... 'Keep Doing Great Things' (Video)

23 August 2016 11:44 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

[[tmz:video id="0_eklooz2h"]] Magic Johnson says he's rooting hard for Kobe Bryant to kill it in the business world -- saying he hopes Mamba becomes the next ex-nba star to make it Big off the court.  Kobe just announced that he launched his own $100 million venture capital firm -- and people are saying he's well on his way to become a Magic-esque businessman.  So, what does Johnson think? He's all about it.  Magic's also still fired up about »

- TMZ Staff

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- More Athletes Should Run for Office ... 'They Have the Popularity' (Video)

23 August 2016 11:24 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

[[tmz:video id="0_cbn6pi5x"]] Steve Largent did it ... so did Heath Shuler and Jack Kemp -- and now Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is calling on More pro athletes to run for political office.  The NBA legend recently appeared on "Si Now" and made the case for Dwyane Wade to run for mayor of Chicago ... claiming he's smart and tuned into the city and could really make a difference. So, when we saw Kaj in NYC Monday -- he told us it »

- TMZ Staff

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Damian Lillard -- Kobe Can Be the Next Magic Johnson ... Off the Court (Video)

23 August 2016 6:52 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

[[tmz:video id="0_d2uzddsz"]] With Kobe Bryant launching his own $100 million venture capital fund, he's right on pace to be the next Magic Johnson of the business world ... so says Damian Lillard.  The Portland Trail Blazers superstar says Kobe's got all the right skills to follow Magic's lead -- he's smart, driven and a winner.  So, we asked Lillard if he would team up with Bryant. His response -- "The question is ... would He team up with Me?" Read »

- TMZ Staff

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NBA 2K17 ‘Friction’ trailer reveals new look to the franchise

22 August 2016 8:10 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

2K Sports has today released the latest NBA 2K17 trailer, titled ‘Frictiom’, which features some of the most well known faces of the NBA including cover star of the Standard Edition, Paul George of the Indiana Pacers, and cover star of the Legend Edition, former Lakers star, Kobe Bryant.

Friction showcases the excellent gameplay which contains some of the most authentic and realistic footage seen in a NBA title.  It also shows off the improved player faces and body types as well as the new lighting effects, and is sure to boost fan’s excitement of the game. Check it out here…

NBA 2K17 will be available on 16th September on Xbox One, Playstation 4 and PC.  Fans who wish to pre-order will receive 5,000 Virtual Currency, The legendary 1992 USA Basketball “Dream Team”, A Paul George USA Basketball jersey for your ‘MyPlayer’ and a MyTeam Bundle which includes 3 packs with guaranteed Paul George Free Agent card. »

- Andrew Newton

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Kobe Bryant Launches $100 Million Venture-Capital Fund

22 August 2016 9:03 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Kobe Bryant unveiled a $100 million venture-capital fund on Monday. Bryant has partnered with Jeff Stibel to launch Bryan Stibel, a vehicle for investing in technology, media and data companies. According to CNBC, where the pair appeared Monday morning to discuss the fund, current investments include videogame maker Scopely and online legal tech firm LegalZoom. “Playing basketball, the focus is always on winning. Winning championships, winning championships, winning championships. Now, championships come and go. There’s going to be another team that wins another championship, another player that wins another Mvp award.” Bryant said on the network. “But if you really want to. »

- Brian Flood

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Matt Barnes -- I Might Make Movies With Kobe ... We Talked About It (Videos)

14 August 2016 12:35 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

[[tmz:video id="0_nieii8f6"]] Matt Barnes is hoping his days of teaming up with Kobe Bryant didn't end with the 2012 Lakers ... saying he wants the Mamba to give him a big assist ... as a Movie Producer. We got Barnes out in L.A. and asked if he's got anything lined up for his life after basketball (dude is 36 after all, but still balling) and that's when he told us he's interested in life behind the camera. Then our guy »

- TMZ Staff

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Kobe & Michael Jordan -- Insane Athlete Tattoos ... From Elite Ink Artist (Photo Gallery)

7 August 2016 12:40 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

If you bleed Kobe Bryant ... or Michael Jordan ... or Mike Tyson ... or any sports legend, there's a tattoo artist in New Zealand who's become the go-to guy for hyper realistic tats of the biggest sports stars in the world. Read more »

- TMZ Staff

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5 Best Things That Happened at Teen Choice Awards 2016

1 August 2016 2:25 PM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

For this year's Teen Choice Awards, young people gathered and made their voices heard in the midst of one of the more socially and politically fraught years in America in recent memory. As surfboards were handed out for "Choice Movie Actor" and "Choice Movie Hissy Fit," a few winners and presenters took the time to address the pressing issues facing the country. From Justin Timberlake to Jessica Alba, those topics were honored and addressed as fans took notice.

When presented with the Decade Award by retired NBA star Kobe Bryant, »

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Teen Choice Awards 2016 Spotlights Election, Gun Violence

1 August 2016 11:50 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

On the heels of the Republican and Democratic national conventions, Sunday’s Teen Choice Awards encouraged young voters to cast their ballots — not just for the usual categories like Choice Instagrammer and Choice Movie Breakout — but also for the next president of the United States. In partnership with Rock the Vote, the ceremony held its first-ever vote for the upcoming election and announced the result at the end of the show.

“The awards show that is all about you: your voice, your vote, your choice,” John Cena said during the opening with his co-host Victoria Justice. The ceremony was laced with political subtext, encouraging and inspiring audience members to weigh in on the country’s future with help from some of their favorite young stars.

Upon accepting her award for Choice Movie Actress: Comedy, Chloe Grace Moretz ended her speech stating, “Go out there to vote, this election means a lot.”

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- Mannie Holmes

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Teen Choice Awards Ratings Down From 2015, ‘Celebrity Family Feud’ Steady

1 August 2016 9:19 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Another week, and another awards show hosted by John Cena, with the Teen Choice Awards (0.6/2) on Fox last night. However, unlike the recent ESPYs, the Trainwreck actor, American Grit host and WWE champ had a co-host on Sunday with Victoria Justice, co-star of the net's upcoming new version of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. With that bit of self-promo plus wins for Kobe Bryant, Pretty Little Liars, the latest Hunger Games sequel and Hillary Clinton (who snagged the very… »

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8 Biggest Jaw-Droppers at the 2016 Teen Choice Awards

1 August 2016 4:30 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

With hosts like John Cena and Victoria Justice, performances by Jason Derulo and Charlie Puth and celebrity attendees like Justin Timberlake, Kobe Bryant and Jennifer Garner, we came into the 2016 Teen Choice Awards with pretty high standards...and we weren't let down! The show was filled with moments that made us laugh and moments that made us cry, moments that got us up and dancing out of our chairs and moments that had us glued to the TV. With that being said, here are the 8 biggest jaw-droppers of the night: 1. Victoria's Entrance: The former Nickelodeon star kicked off the show in a fabulous way, being carried in by a group of men on a surfboard as she challenged Cena to a wrestling match »

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Justin Timberlake Accepts Teen Choice Decade Award: Read His Inspirational Speech

31 July 2016 6:54 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Justin Timberlake was honored with the Decade Award at the 2016 Teen Choice Awards, which aired Sunday night. Kobe Bryant presented the award to the singer, who has now won an impressive 23 Teen Choice Awards throughout his career. It was given to him for his continuous evolvement as an artist over the past 10 years and coincides with the 10-year anniversary of his hit album FutureSex/LoveSounds. Read Timberlake’s acceptance speech in full: "Thank you, Teen Choice. As a former teen, a while ago, who's made a few choices along the way, I'm here to tell you that you and your

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- Ashley Iasimone, Billboard

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Justin Timberlake Shares Some Wisdom With Teen Choice Crowd While Accepting Decade Award

31 July 2016 6:45 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

For the past 10 years, Justin Timberlake has dominated the industry, and tonight, the talented star was recognized for all of his work in entertainment by being honored with the Decade Award at the 2016 Teen Choice Awards. Former Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant took the stage to present the celeb with the award, which also included a video montage showing some of J.T.'s famous work from the last 10 years, from his hilarious Saturday Night Live skits to his mega hits to his movie roles. And once Timberlake got on stage to accept the award, he used that time to share some major life keys with the young audience, in hopes of inspiring the next generation. Look: Take a look back at Justin Timberlake's »

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Justin Timberlake Gets Silly and Serious While Accepting His Teen Choice Decade Award

31 July 2016 6:35 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Justin Timberlake brought his signature charm and sex appeal to the stage at the Teen Choice Awards in La on Sunday. The "Can't Stop the Feeling" singer was on hand to accept the decade award for his longtime contributions to music and pop culture, which was presented to him by none other than retired NBA star Kobe Bryant (just weeks ago, Justin honored the Los Angeles Lakers legend with an icon award at the ESPYs). During Kobe's introduction, Justin was his usual charismatic self, playing to the camera in his seat and pretending he was about to kiss Key & Peele star Keegan-Michael Key on his way to the stage. Despite the fact that most of the people in the audience were too young to remember his debut solo hit, "Like I Love You," or even - gasp! - his time in *Nsync, the crowd was undeniably thrilled to be in the presence of Mr. »

- Brittney Stephens

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