Wife Vanessa Inaugurates Massive Gigi and Kobe Bryant Memorial That Is a Perfect Ode to the Lakers Legend

Published 05/02/2022, 8:00 AM EDT

As a basketball legend, Kobe Bryant was known for helping others make their way to success. In his efforts to help more and more kids gain a career in this game, he never ceased to contribute a part to helping or inspiring them to succeed.

Not only in the NBA but also in Women’s basketball, he did some good work and inspired many to achieve more. After the birth of his daughter, he always wanted to work towards motivating and carrying a sound foundation for women who are in the Women’s National Basketball Association.

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Kobe had done so much to help kids go into this field without undue hardships. After his passing, his wife Vanessa Bryant is doing everything she can to continue this work. Fortunately, she is doing everything financially and equipment-wise to pass along the legacy of his late husband.

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This time, on her daughter Gianna’s birthday, she surprised some kids with a wonderful gift. The Lakers’ legend’s wife Vanessa dedicated a massive Gigi and Kobe memorial that is a fitting tribute. From her recent Instagram posts, we can see some glimpses of the court. Vanessa and her daughters were pictured celebrating the inauguration of the court, and they looked thrilled and excited.

Kobe Bryant’s wife Vanessa Bryant celebrates Gianna’s birthday by giving a surprise to the kids of Pearson Park

Throughout the post, we can see the excitement and happiness the kids are experiencing after Vanessa constructed a Dream Court at Pearson Park inspired by Kobe. She posted a series of pictures and a caption that read:

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Thank you @nancylieberman @mambamambacitasports @brianpetersonart @corbinreeves_construction @kconlon21 for helping us install The Kobe and Gianna Bryant basketball court in Pearson Park in Anaheim.”

IRVINE, CA – JULY 26: Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna Bryant watch during day 2 of the Phillips 66 National Swimming Championships at the Woollett Aquatics Center on July 26, 2018 in Irvine, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

As a result of this post, there was an abundance of positive and admirable comments. There were emotional comments on this post, including comments from celebrities. Even after three years, it still feels strange to accept the death of Kobe and their daughter Gigi.

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Let us know what you think in the comment section below. What were your thoughts after seeing an exceptional new basketball court inspired by basketball legend Kobe and his daughter, Gianna Bryant?

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Anshika Rai

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Anshika Rai is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication. Anshika has been following NBA for many years now.

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