Lakers Set to Unveil Statue Honoring Kobe Bryant
A statue of Kobe Bryant will be unveiled outside the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles next year. The statue is being erected in honor of the
A Statue of Kobe Bryant to be Unveiled Outside Crypto.com Arena
A statue of Kobe Bryant will be unveiled outside the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles next year. The statue is being erected in honor of the late NBA star, who tragically died along with his daughter Gianna in January 2020. Vanessa Bryant, Kobe's widow, made the announcement in a video, stating that the statue will be placed in the arena, which is often referred to as "the house Kobe built." The statue will commemorate Bryant's 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, during which he won five championships.
Statue Honoring Kobe Bryant to be Revealed at Staples Center
Vanessa Bryant, the wife of late NBA legend Kobe Bryant, and the Los Angeles Lakers have announced plans to unveil a statue honoring Kobe outside the Staples Center, also known as "The House That Kobe Built." The statue will be revealed on February 8, 2024, and will serve as a tribute to Kobe's 20-year career with the Lakers. Kobe, who considered Los Angeles his home, played his entire NBA career with the Lakers.
Los Angeles Lakers to Unveil Statue of Kobe Bryant
The Los Angeles Lakers have announced that they will be unveiling a statue of Kobe Bryant in front of their home arena. The news was shared by Jeanie Buss, the owner of the Lakers, who expressed her honor and excitement about celebrating Bryant's legacy. The statue will be located in the center of Los Angeles, in front of the arena often referred to as "the house that Kobe built."
Statue of Kobe Bryant to Join Other Lakers Legends
The Los Angeles Lakers will be unveiling a statue of the late Kobe Bryant on February 8, 2024. The statue will join those of other legendary Lakers players such as Shaquille O'Neal, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Magic Johnson. Rob Pelinka, the Lakers' Vice President of basketball operations and general manager, expressed that Bryant's spirit continues to inspire the team and that the statue will provide a physical presence to honor his legacy.
Significance of Numbers for the Bryant Family
The late professional basketball player Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, who tragically died in a helicopter crash in 2020, had significant numbers associated with them. Kobe wore the jersey numbers 8 and 24 during his career, while Gianna wore the number 2. These numbers hold special meaning for the Bryant family.