(REUTERS) – Vanessa Bryant took to online media on Tuesday (Jan 26) to share her musings on the one-year commemoration of the passing of her better half, Kobe, and little girl, Gianna.
Vanessa was in good company as different games groups and alliances likewise recalled the National Basketball Association (NBA) legend and his girl, who died alongside seven others in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California on Jan 26, 2020.
“I miss my young lady and Kob-Kob so much, as well,” Vanessa composed on Instagram.
“I won’t ever get why/how this misfortune could’ve happened to such excellent, kind and astounding people. It actually doesn’t appear to be genuine. Kob, we did it right. Gigi, you actually make mother pleased. I love you!”
Kobe was a five-time NBA champion and three-time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player during his 20-year profession with the Los Angeles Lakers.
He was chosen post mortem to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in his first year of qualification.
The Lakers’ players were given the free day on Tuesday preceding Wednesday’s down against the Philadelphia 76ers to “deal with that day anyway they see fit”, mentor Frank Vogel said.
“It’s not actually a day of recognition,” he said.
“This is even more a solemn tone sort of day.”
The Lakers presented an image on their authority Twitter record of Kobe kissing the temple of Gianna while sitting courtside at a game.
The National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers and Philadelphia Eagles gave recognition to Bryant, who was adored in the City of Brotherly Love.
Bryant went to Lower Merion High School in Ardmore, a suburb of Philadelphia.