A statue of late Basketball star Kobe Bryant with his daughter Gianna was placed at the site of their helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Wednesday to mark two years anniversary of their tragic deaths. As per ESPN, the statue has been created by sculptor Dan Medina and showed Kobe, in his Lakers uniform and with his arm around Gianna, who is also wearing a uniform while holding a basketball by her side. The two are looking at each other with big smiles.



Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna along with 7 others died in a helicopter crash shocked the entire world. The NBA legend Bryant was travelling with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven other passengers and crew when their Sikorsky S-76 helicopter slammed into a rugged hillside in Calabasas, west of Los Angeles.  The tragic crash shocked the entire world as there were no survivors. 


Kobe Bryant, a five-time NBA champion and two-time Olympic gold medallist, is widely regarded as one of the greatest basketball players in history, an iconic figure became one of the faces of his sport during a glittering two-decade career with the Los Angeles Lakers.

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