- Kobe Bryant and daughter, Gianna, were fond of each other and shared a close relationship
- The two were heading to a basketball game on Sunday, January 26, before their ill-fated helicopter claimed their lives
- Through her life, Gianna exhibited her father’s spark and determination in the path of basketball
- Bryant often talked about how Gianna was keen on carrying on his basketball legacy, and frequently attended games together
A video of basketball icon, Kobe Bryant, in deep, but buzzing conversation with his daughter, Gianna Maria, has broken the internet.
The video was widely shared on social media shortly after it was confirmed the two had tragically died in a helicopter crash on Sunday, January 26.
Both Bryant and Gianna perished alongside seven other occupants after the helicopter went down in Calabasas, California.
Gianna was fond of her star father and often joined him to LA Lakers games where Bryant inked his name as one of the greatest basketball players.
The sweet moment then captured the late NBA player speaking to Gianna while pointing and making hand motions.
In her response, the 13-year-old girl could be seen nodding in agreement with punctuated smiles.
The two were understood to be on their way to Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks for basketball practice when they met their deaths.
Legit.ng previously reported that former Los Angeles Lakers basketball star, Kobe Bryant, recently passed on after he was involved in a helicopter crash in Calabasas on the morning of January 26. According to reports, the crash took him and eight others.
Bryant was traveling with four other people in his private helicopter when it crashed, killing everyone on board. His daughter, Gianna was also on board.
The cause of the crash is said to be under investigation. According to eyewitness report, the helicopter's engine could be heard sputtering before it crashed.
Bryant up until his death, was the winner of five NBA championships and 18 All-Star titles before he retired in 2016.
The 41-year-old is survived by his wife, Vanessa and their three remaining daughters namely Natalia and Bianca and their newborn daughter, Capri.
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