Black Mamba For Life


Retired N.B.A. legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were among several people killed Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Kobe Bryant played for Los Angeles Lakers for 20 years and wore jersey numbers 24 and 8.

Kobe’s Legendary Accomplishments

5 NBA Championships Titles

Two NBA Finals MVP awards

One NBA regular-season MVP in 2008

2 Olympic Gold Medals

18 NBA All-Star selections

4 NBA All-Star Most Valuable Player (MVPs)

Scored 60 points in his final game before retiring

Scored a total of 33,643 points in his NBA career

Won an Academy award in 2018 for his animated short film ‘Dear Basketball’

But he will be remembered most for motivating young people around the world to play basketball and play to the very best of their capability. He took special pleasure in passing down his love of the game to his daughter Gianna. Bryant and his daughter were on their way to a youth basketball game when the helicopter crashed.

Across the NBA on Sunday, teams honored the memory of Kobe Bryant by starting games with 24-second violations and, in some cases, 8-second violations.

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