Kobe Bryant Memorial

On January 26, 2020 a helicopter from Island Express Helicopters crashed in Calabasas California. There was nine people on board.  Two of the passengers were Kobe Bryant and Gianna Bryant who were on their way to the Mamba Academy Basketball gym for a team practice.  Just the day before Kobe Bryant was in Philadelphia at the 76ers vs Lakers game to witness Lebron James pass him on the all time scoring list.


The Kobe Bryant memorial was held on 2/24 or February 24.  There was guests their such as Micheal Jordan, Magic Johnson, Shaquille  O’neal, Steph Curry, James Harden and many more. Vanessa Bryant spoke public ally for the first time since the passing of Kobe and Gigi. Kobe was a big impact on a lot of people’s life so I decided to ask some questions about the impact he had on others lifes.

“Kobe was my idol, in my eyes he was the G.O.A.T and I tried to model my game after his” N’kosi Coverson(8)

“Kobe Played a motivtional role in my life because he taught me that even though I didn’t want to get up and work he showed me to do it anyway” Cormac O’co



“Kobe motivated me to work when I didn’t want to and just get better every day” Jason Gray(8)