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LA Sports Media Recap: June 23, 2020

Pau Gasol and Snoop Dogg paid tribute to Kobe Bryant on Father’s Day at the 2020 ESPY Awards. As Gasol called Bryant ‘one of the best girl dads of all time,’ Dogg honored him the best way he knew how with a three minute song (via Lake Show).

The New York Knicks reportedly have ‘requested and received permission’ to interview Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Jason Kidd. The two sides are expected to meet before the Lakers head to Orlando, FL soon (via Lake Show).

Dr. Anthony Fauci believes the 2020 NFL season ‘may not happen’ if there is ultimately a second wave of the coronavirus (COVID-19) heading into the fall.

For the Los Angeles Rams, there have already been 18 positive cases at SoFi Stadium and this second wave may slow down construction (via Rams Nation).

For the Las Vegas Raiders, Allegiant Stadium construction has been impacted, but they recently pledged $1 million to COVID-19 response efforts (via Raiders Nation).

Dana White has not spoken to Conor McGregor since his retirement or Nate Diaz. As much of the attention has been on fighter pay, White will not ‘chase’ Diaz or any fighters that do not want to fight now during the pandemic (via MMA Rumors).

Jon Jones is open to a boxing match only if Mike Tyson fights him in an MMA match after. As Jones is fighting for fair fighter pay following failed negotiations, Tyson is attempting to make a comeback at 53 years old now (via MMA Rumors).

LA Sports Media Recap: June 24, 2020

LA Sports Media Recap: June 24, 2020