Why was Mamba removed from academy? Kobe Bryant launched The Mamba Sports Academy in 2018 in a venture with Chad Faulkner. But the facility was forced to change after Bryant’s death.
What happened to the Mamba Academy? On Tuesday, the Mamba Sports Academy announced that the institution is changing its name. Going forward, the school will just be named the Sports Academy out of respect for Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26.
What NBA players went to the Mamba Academy? Some of the NBA’s brightest stars attended Kobe Bryant’s Mamba Academy Camp, including Kawhi Leonard, Kyrie Irving, Paul George and Tobias Harris.
Where is Kobe Bryant Mamba Sports Academy? Bryant and Sports Academy CEO Chad Faulkner launched The Mamba Sports Academy in 2018 with locations in both Thousand Oaks and Redondo Beach.