Kobe Bryant (RIP) – A Legacy Of Inspiration: Tribute & 10 Inspirational Kobe Quotes
by CRAIG LORD - SWIMMING WORLD EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
Kobe Bryant, the 41-year-old retired N.B.A. star and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, were among nine people who lost their lives in a helicopter that crashed near Calabasas, California, on Sunday Jnuary 26, 2020
The party was travelling to an academy where Bryant coached his daughter’s team. Bryant is rated as one of the best players in N.B.A. history. Fans gathered at Staples Center, where Bryant delivered five championship titles with the Lakers.
Thoughts are with the Bryant family this day, while the player’s sporting family of fellow players through coaches and fans, paid tribute to Kobe Bryant (son, brother, husband, father, winner of five N.B.A. titles, two Olympic golds) in various ways, this N.B.A. tribute on ESPN a poignant, emotional and reflective moment for many.