Published: February 3, 2020 11:07:52 am
There was a moment of silence in honour of Kobe Bryant at the Super Bowl in Miami on Sunday following the demise of the basketball nice, his daughter Gianna, and 7 different passengers in a helicopter crash in California every week in the past.
Prior to kickoff, gamers from each the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers stood at the 24-yard-line to honour Bryant, who wore the quantity 24 throughout a lot of his two-decade profession with the Los Angeles Lakers.
A photograph of Bryant and his daughter was projected above the gang at Hard Rock Stadium.
One of the best basketball gamers of all time, Bryant gained 5 NBA championships and was twice named the NBA Finals MVP throughout his 20 seasons within the league, all of which he spent with the Los Angeles Lakers.
LeSean McCoy on each groups lining up at their respective 24-yard strains and having a moment of silence for Kobe Bryant earlier than the Super Bowl. pic.twitter.com/xj8AFH8Ige
— L.A. Times Sports (@latimessports) February 3, 2020
His sudden demise at age 41 was felt all through the world of skilled sports activities, with tens of hundreds of followers flooding the grounds of the Staples Center when the Lakers performed for the primary time since his demise.
Tributes have been paid to Bryant within the week main as much as Super Bowl LIV, with gamers reflecting on his affect throughout Monday’s opening evening.