[8.23.78-1.26.20] was an American professional basketball player born in Philadelphia, PA.
A shooting guard, he spent his entire career with the Los Angeles Lakers in theNational Basketball Association (NBA). Regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Bryant won five NBA championships, and was an 18-time All-Star, a 15-time member of the All-NBA Team, a 12-time member of the All-Defensive Team, the 2008 NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP), and a two-time NBA Finals MVP. Bryant also led the NBA in scoring twice, and ranks fourth on the league's all-time regular season scoring and all-time postseason scoring lists.
[5.1.2006 - 1.26.2020] was a promising young talent and student of her father.
Gianna was inspired to play basketball by Kobe and was determined to follow in her father’s size 14 footsteps. With her determination, natural athletic ability and Kobe’s expert coaching at the Mamba Sports Academy she was very much on her way to doing exactly that. With aspirations to play for the University of Connecticut and later for the WNBA, she was frequently seen alongside her father and expressed her determination to follow his path and rise to greatness in her own right. However after the tragic events that unfolded on January 26th 2020, the world will sadly never know.