The Philadelphia native went straight from high school to the NBA and he played his first game with the Lakers soon after turning 18 in 1996. Bryant played all 20 of his NBA seasons with the Lakers, won several MVP awards over his career, five NBA championships and two Olympic gold medals as a member of the US men’s basketball team in 2008 and 2012. He became eligible to enter the Hall of Fame this year. He was also an avid supporter of soccer and women’s basketball. He spoke Spanish and Italian, having spent part of his youth in Italy, where his father, former NBA player Joe “Jellybean” Bryant, played several seasons professionally. He also won an Oscar in 2018 as writer-producer of best animated short film, Dear Basketball, which he also narrated.
World Economic Forum 2020 held in Davos, Switzerland concluded last week, with a monumental achievement and task ahead as the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) has been chosen as the first central bank to employ the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) newly released tool kit for determining if the nation would benefit from implementing a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).
The reclusive doctor who speaks to animals sounds like an excellent premise for a movie. There’s scope for good voiceover acting, tons of room for CGI and the title role sounds idyllic for a potential movie star.
University and college weekends hold a special place in everyone’s hearts. After a week of working hard or hardly working and a night out with friends, the first day of the weekend is the perfect morning to catch up on long-lost sleep and consume an inordinate amount of protein and carbs to end one stupor and start another.
Sitting on the couch, chilling in my ‘snuggie’ and watching Pelé: Birth of a Legend, one of my favourite sport movies on Netflix, with my husband Sam; I was thinking this is looking to be a great Sunday night.
Round five of National Race Day ended in glory for Shaikh Salman bin Isa bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa and Ahmed Almuyini whom continued their winning ways in their respective local championships at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC).
I was pleased to read your article on Hair Raising Cause being organised by the Lions Club of Riffa (LCOR) and how they are donating their hair for children undergoing cancer treatment. Many ladies and gents contribute or donate their hair in the temple of Balaji Triupati and their hair is also used for many reasons or causes. All the ladies of LCOR must be acclaimed and credited for this great cause of donating their hair for the noble campaign. Thanking you, the editor for writing about their cause to attract more ladies and gents to come forward and donate their hair and to help patients undergoing cancer treatment.