Farewell ceremony with Kobe Bryant in Los Angeles

The farewell ceremony for the legendary basketball player was held at the Staples Center. It was attended by about 30 thousand people.

In Los Angeles hosted a farewell ceremony for the five-time champion of the National basketball Association Kobe Bryant.

Recall, January 26 private helicopter with a 41-year-old Bryant on Board crashed near Los Angeles. The accident killed all on Board the aircraft, including 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant.

During the ceremony, which was attended by about 30 thousand people, with speech, in particular, was the widow of Bryant Vanessa and American TV host Jimmy Kimmel.

The words in memory of Bryant said six-time NBA champion Michael Jordan and Shaquille O’neal.

Singer Beyonce and Christina Aguilera made music, and big screen showed highlights of the playing career of the athlete.

Beyoncé opens Kobe & Gianna’s Celebration of Life with one of his favorite songs.

(via @SpectrumSN) pic.twitter.com/SfcdOhtbLx

— NBA TV (@NBATV) February 24, 2020

“As I got to know him, I wanted to be the best big brother that I could be.”

Michael Jordan on Kobe Bryant. pic.twitter.com/dTSp7VDosP

— NBA TV (@NBATV) February 24, 2020

Recall, Bryant, five-time champion NBA team Los Angeles Lakers. In 2008 was named the most valuable player of the NBA in 2009 and 2010 − most valuable player of the NBA finals.

In the USA national team Bryant has twice won the Olympic games (2008, 2012).

He ranked fourth in the list of the most productive players in NBA history.

As reported Корреспондент.net, Bryant and his daughter was buried on 7 February at the California Pacific View memorial Park in Corona del Mar.

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