Kobe Bryant Will Receive a Posthumous Emmy Award
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Kobe Bryant will be honored posthumously with an Emmy award. He will receive the 72nd Los Angeles Area Emmy Governors Award.

The award will honor Kobe’s, philanthropy, community building and inspiration that extended beyond the basketball court. The award show will air on July 18th.

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