Norm Nixon

Kobe Bryant's suspected crime should keep him out of basketball's hall of fame

Kobe Bryant's suspected crime should keep him out of basketball's hall of fame

To the editor: I applaud Robin Abcarian for reminding readers of a loathsome indiscretion that will forever cloud Bryant's stellar sports career. ("As we celebrate Kobe Bryant's career, we should remember too its darkest chapter," Dec. 10)

Granted, in our criminal courts, Bryant is to be presumed innocent until convicted. But in the court of public opinion, a small measure of justice can be obtained.

Fortunately, that seems to be the case here, as the alleged victim's account rings true, and unjust forces deterred her from seeking...

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