Fans Remember Kobe Bryant On One Year Anniversary Of His Death
On the first anniversary of his passing, fans were reminded of the late Kobe Bryant as they walked by a mural across the street from the Barclays Center, in Brooklyn, New York. The mural depicts Kobe, in his iconic basketball uniform, and his daughter, Gianna, who was also tragically killed in the helicopter accident last year.
Fans mourned Bryant throughout the day, recalling where they were when they found out that he had passed and remembering the shrines of basketball jerseys and flowers that lined the streets after his death on January 26, 2020.
Aside from Kobe and Gianna, other passengers were also killed in the accident, including Payton Chester, Sarah Chester, Alyssa Altobelli, Keri Altobelli, John Altobelli, Christina Mauser and the pilot of the aircraft, Ara Zobayan, 50.
Vanessa Bryant, wife to Kobe and mother of Gianna, remembered Bryant on the anniversary of his death by embracing her new baby goddaughter, whose middle name is “GiGi,” named after her late daughter Gianna.