Vanessa Bryant Shares Touching Tribute To Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bryant’s death still doesn’t feel real to the NBA community. The NBA legend tragically passed away in a plane crash in January of 2020. Sadly the accident took the lives of eight others. Including Vanessa and Kobe’s daughter Gianna. Time has moved on, yet the memories of those lost will forever remain. On Tuesday, Vanessa Bryant shared a touching photo of her and her late husband. The photo is to celebrate the anniversary of when the couple finally tied the knot.
Kobe’s legacy on the court doesn’t need an introduction. However, just to show those who may not remember, let’s break it down. Bryant was an 18-time all-star, 2-time scoring champ, 5-time NBA champ, 15-time All-NBA, Rookie of the Year, 12-time all-defense, league MVP, 2-time Finals MVP, and last but certainly not least Hall-of-Famer. When building a Mount Rushmore of the greatest players of all time, Bryant is comfortably in that lineup.
Kobe Bryant Was More Than A Basketball Player
However, Bryant was more than a basketball star. Bryant was also intensely involved in his family life. The NBA legend enjoyed watching his daughters play basketball. As well as bringing them along when he sat in the front row to watch his Lakers. Bryant took the opportunity of being a great father just as he did being a great player. The Lakers great’s memory will be more than just a basketball star. Which is exactly the way he would’ve wanted it to be.
Bryant’s tragic passing will forever be a part of the story of the NBA. It’s not fair that someone’s life can be taken away just like that. But sadly, as we all know, life isn’t fair sometimes. However, Bryant left a lasting impression on so many lives in his short time on Earth. Even to people he had never met before. The next time you think of the name Kobe Bryant, think about the legacy he left on and off the court. As well as the strength Vanessa has shown through such a trying time. For the latest NBA news, keep it right here with HNHH.