Kobe Bryant celebrated his 35th birthday last week, still diligently trying to rehab his repaired Achilles tendon.
Bryant, and his wife, Vanessa, put their home in Newport Coast up for sale.
Prior to a special-event conversation at the Nokia Theatre with Jimmy Kimmel, Bryant took time to meet with terminally ill Army Sgt. Anthony Zavala, who was immensely moved by the experience.
Former Laker Ronny Turiaf spoofed Bryant's car-jumping commercial from 2008 -- the Minnesota Timberwolves center jumped over a toy truck.
Jodie Meeks also had a birthday, turning 26 on Wednesday.
Rehabilitating his knees in Spain, Pau Gasol saw his Spanish national team beat France in a EuroBasket tune-up. Raising money for charity, Pau and Marc Gasol have given fans the chance to play a game of two-on-two with the NBA brothers.