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Entertainment Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson Give Kobe Tributes at NBA All-Star Game

12:10  17 february  2020
12:10  17 february  2020 Source:   variety.com

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Grammy-winning singer Queen Latifah paid homage to the late Kobe Bryant while singing at the NBA All - Star Weekend in Chicago on Sunday. The rapper-singer performed Stevie Wonder's inspirational ballad "Love's In Need of Love Today" and changed some of the lyrics in honor of Bryant

Tonight, Jennifer Hudson paid tribute to the late basketball player Kobe Bryant during an opening performance at the 69th annual NBA All - Star Game in To honor Kobe , Gianna, and the seven other victims of the crash, Hudson sang an emotional rendition of the standard “For All We Know (We May

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Grammy-winning singers Queen Latifah and Jennifer Hudson paid homage to the late Kobe Bryant while singing at the NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago on Sunday.

First, Latifah performed Stevie Wonder’s inspirational ballad “Love’s In Need of Love Today” and changed some of the lyrics in honor of Bryant, who died in a shocking helicopter crash last month.

“Home is where the heart is. Don’t gotta pay a mortgage. It’s free, not a fee you ever owe me. Give love a shot. When you do, say, ‘Kobe’. 24 hours, 8 days a week — trophies,” she rapped over the song.

Bryant wore jerseys numbered 24 and 8 during his NBA career. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver also announced that the All-Star Game MVP award would be renamed in honor of Bryant, who himself won the award four times during his 20-year career.

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Jennifer Hudson turned in an emotional tribute to late Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant Sunday at the 2020 NBA All - Star Game in Chicago. Before taking center court, she was introduced by basketball icon and businessman Magic Johnson, who told the crowd he wanted everyone to

The NBA today announced that Jennifer Hudson will perform a special tribute to the late Kobe Common will give an opening welcome before the game that will involve the city’s relationship with During State Farm All - Star Saturday Night on Feb. 15, Queen Latifah will be joined by Chicago youth

Hudson was introduced by basketball legend Magic Johnson before the All-Star game kicked off in the evening. She sang an emotional a capella version of Rod Stewart’s “For All We Know (We May Meet Again)” while images of Bryant played on a screen behind her.

Chance the Rapper, DJ Khaled, Quavo and Lil Wayne will also perform the halftime show during the All-Star game.

President Barack Obama fondly remembered Bryant at the All-Star brunch yesterday.

“That loss is something that I know many are still grappling with — particularly, Kobe, because he was with his daughter and those families and those children. And those of us who have had the joy and privilege of being parents and taking kids to ball games and rooting for our children and then seeing our dreams and hopes passed on to them — nothing is more heartbreaking,” he said.

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Team LeBron wins All-Star Game 157-155 in revamped format .
CHICAGO: Players were taking charges, bodies were hitting the floor, calls and non-calls were being screamed about on both ends. The fourth quarter of the NBA All-Star Game was as intense as the final moments of a playoff game, the biggest stars in the league holding absolutely nothing back. And in the end, Anthony Davis was a hometown hero by making a free throw.Kobe Bryant - ever the competitor - would have simply loved the way this night went.''That was pretty damn fun,'' a sweat-soaked, exhausted LeBron James said at the end.

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