NBA Players Honors Kobe Bryant

A few days ago we informed that NBA legend Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash along with his daughter Gianna.

credit to CLUTCHPOINTS

In this horrible crash 9 people died –

  • Gianna Bryant, 13
  • Payton Chester, 13
  • Alyssa Altobelli, 14
  • Keri Altobelli, 46
  • Christina Mauser, 38
  • Kobe Bryant, 41
  • John Altobelli, 56
  • Sarah Chester, 45
  • Ara Zobayan , 50

Players across the league paid tribute to Kobe by taking 8-sec violation and 24-sec violation in honor of his jersey no.

In the past days players also started to retire Kobe’s jersey no. unofficially –

Markieff Morris from the Detroit Pistons is changing his number from No. 8 to No. 88
Alec Burks from the Golden State Warriors is changing his number from No. 8 to No. 20
Mason Plumlee from the Detroit Pistons is changing his number from No. 24 to No. 7

NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’neal who played with Kobe and won 3 rings with him shared his feelings –

Dwayne Wade shared a story too –