Vanessa Bryant, the wife of the late NBA legend Kobe Bryant, posted new tributes to her husband Wednesday.
Vanessa posted a photo of a smiling Kobe, calling him her best friend.
She also shared a video of a clip from “Extra TV” where Kobe talks about himself, his likes and dislikes.
Kobe Bryant was among nine people, including their daughter, Gigi, 13, who died in a helicopter crash in California last month. The chopper was reportedly heading to a sports academy in Thousands Oaks, California, for Gigi’s basketball game.
Kobe, 41, was a five-time NBA champion and 18-time NBA All-Star, and in 2018 won an Academy Award for his short film, “Dear Basketball.” He left behind his wife, Vanessa, and their three daughters.
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Continue reading RIP: Photos Of Kobe Bryant & Gianna Bryant Throughout The Years
RIP: Photos Of Kobe Bryant & Gianna Bryant Throughout The Years
Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Maria Onore Bryant were inseparable. We know this because she was always by his side, on and off the court. And whether he would win or lose a game, his daughter was in his arms during the press conference. He always had his family right beside him. They died together.
The tragedy is unfathomable.
The world is in a state of shock as details emerge about the fatal crash that took the life of five people. An outpour of condolences have flooded social media.
At 13-years-old Gianna showed great promise in her basketball career. She played basketball for the Los Angeles Lady Mamba team and had her hopes set on playing for UConn.
Kobe Bryant meant so much to so many people. His untimely death is devastating, but add on the death of his daughter — it’s incomprehensible.
A wife and mother suffering a double loss. A family watching the sun set on their universe. The world is mourning a legend. It’s unbearable. All we can do is pray.