Kobe Bryant: Legendary basketball player filed trademark for Gianna's nickname Mambacita

Kobe Bryant: Legendary basketball player filed trademark for Gianna's nickname Mambacita

- Before the ill-fated crash that claimed his life on Sunday, January 26, Kobe Bryant had already filed a trademark for his daughter's nickname

- Gianna, a 13-year-old girl, perished with her father alongside seven other people

- The paperwork was said to have been filed on December 30, 2019

- Bryant was fond of Gianna who was already following in the footsteps of her father

Since the death of legendary basketball player Kobe Bryant, several details have emerged about the former NBA player and the beautiful moments he had before the tragic incident.

Bryant died on Sunday, January 26, in a helicopter crash that also claimed the lives of eight other people including his daughter's, Gianna.

The legendary basketball player had already made plans for Gianna to follow in his legendary footsteps by filing to trademark her very own hoops nickname Mambacita, TMZ reports.

Legit.ng gathers that Bryant, who was nicknamed Black Mamba, filed the paperwork for his daughter's nickname on December 30, 2019.

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The paperwork indicated that the plan was to put Mambacita on all sorts of sportswear, shirts, shorts, hats, jerseys, sweatpants, sweatshirts and hoodies.

Reacting to the death of Kobe and his daughter, Rene Hernandez on Facebook said: "I am sure Vanessa will trademark her name in there legacy. Praying for the families of all who were affected."

Hope Trevino said: "My heart breaks. It truly does. I don’t think I have prayed so much for someone’s healing in my life. My heart does hurt."

Another Facebook user, Ants D'Amato, said: "I'm gutted by this tragedy. It's so heartbreaking. All those lives just ending like that. Makes you open your eyes to no matter how rich and successful someone is, we all have our expiration date."

Legit.ng previously reported that as the world continues to mourn the death of basketball icon Kobe Bryant, it emerged that the athlete's absence will not only be felt by the sporting fraternity, the business and investments family was also hit hard by Bryant's demise.

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Before the helicopter crash that claimed his life on Sunday, January 26, in Calabasas, California, Bryant had used the vast sporting experience he had accrued from the court to build a business empire valued at over $991 million.

Among great investments he had sunk his money in is Bryant Stibel, a capital firm he co-founded with Web.com owner Jeff Stibel.

Bryant Stibel has stakes in technology, media and data companies and its assets are valued at at least $1.9 million.

The basketball player owned a sports drink known as Body Armor and the Kobe shoe line.

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Source: Legit.ng

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