Saturday, March 6, 2021

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s Statement on Passing of Kobe Bryant- VIDEO

*NEW YORK — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver issued the following statement Sunday regarding the passing of Kobe Bryant:

“The NBA family is devastated by the tragic passing of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna.

“For 20 seasons, Kobe showed us what is possible when remarkable talent blends with an absolute devotion to winning.  He was one of the most extraordinary players in the history of our game with accomplishments that are legendary:  five NBA championships, an NBA MVP award, 18 NBA All-Star selections, and two Olympic gold medals.  But he will be remembered most for inspiring people around the world to pick up a basketball and compete to the very best of their ability.  He was generous with the wisdom he acquired and saw it as his mission to share it with future generations of players, taking special delight in passing down his love of the game to Gianna.

“We send our heartfelt condolences to his wife, Vanessa, and their family, the Lakers organization and the entire sports world.”

SHERIFF SAYS SAYS NINE (9) KILLED IN KOBE & GIANNA BRYANT COPTER CRASH

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More on Kobe Bryant’s passing: 
Kobe Bryant dies at 41 in helicopter crash: https://www.nba.com/article/2020/01/26/kobe-bryant-dies-helicopter-crash

NBA world reacts to Kobe’s sudden passing: https://www.nba.com/twitter-reacts-kobe-bryant-passing

Kobe Bryant: A career in images: https://www.nba.com/kobe-bryant-career-in-images

All Access: Kobe’s career: https://www.nba.com/video/channels/nba_tv/2016/04/13/kobe-bryant-ultimate-career-all-access-mix.nba

 

 

 

 

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of National Basketball Association (NBA).

 

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