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Death of Kobe Bryant : at age 13, her daughter Gianna was a hope of the basketball female
She was only 13 years old. Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant is dead with his father, Kobe Bryant, this Sunday, January 26, 2020, in a crash of helicopter in Calabasas, in southern California. Big fan of basketball as his father, that the coachait, she dreamt of integrating the WNBA, the league of professional american female.
The world mourns a legend of the NBA : Kobe Bryant died on Sunday 26 January 2020 in a crash of helicopter in Calabasas, in southern California. The star, which had evolved over 20 years working for the NBA franchise of the Los Angeles Lakers had 41 years of age. But the five-times champion of the NBA nicknamed the Black Mamba was not the only one : her daughter Gianna, aged 13 years, was also among the 9 victims.
“There was no survivor… there were nine people on board the aircraft, the pilot and eight people”, said sheriff Alex Villanueva, during a press briefing. Who was Gianna, the daughter of Kobe Bryant who died with him ?
Born on January 19, 2003, and Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant was the 2nd in a family of 4 girls, the basketball player, has been with Vanessa, his wife since 2001, alongside Natalia Diamante Bryant, born on January 19, 2003, Bianka Bella Bryant, born December 5, 2016, and Capri Kobe Bryant, born June 20, 2019. Kobe Bryant called it “Mambacita”, the small Mamba, in reference to his nickname.
Has 13 years old, she was a hope of the basketball female
And for good reason, it was a hope of the basketball female and her father accompanied his daughter in his career, the coaching, in particular within its structure for young athletes, the Mamba Academy. Then she dreamed to integrate one day the WNBA, the league of professional american female, it was willingly as her succession. They were, moreover, precisely to a basketball practice at the Mamba Academy at the time of their accident.
“I dreamed of having a boy to teach him the tricks of the basketball, but God gave me 4 girls extraordinary Gianna, more crazy than me in this sport that has made what I am today”, said he. Very proud of his daughter, he did not hesitate to share their moments of complicity.
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