Basketball stars , celebrities , friends, fans and a host others payed their last respect to basketball legend Kobe Bryant, and daughter Gianna in a moving memorial service held at the Staples Center, Los Angelos.
Former Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Bryant, 41, and Gianna, 13, were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash last month.
Among the mourners were his wife, who payed a very touching tribute to her late husband and daughter.
— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) February 24, 2020
It was emotional as various other close friends and well wishers payed touching tributes to the basketball star.
"May you always remember to enjoy the road, especially when it's a hard one." – Kobe Bryant pic.twitter.com/ww9bUFIWU3
— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) February 24, 2020
"When Kobe Bryant died, a piece of me died."
— ABC News (@ABC) February 25, 2020
— espnW (@espnW) February 25, 2020
The 1st time I heard the name KOBE BRYANT was in 1995 when I was channel surfing & came across this high school dunk contest with him, Cory Powell & Lester Earl on ESPN. After seeing 1 dunk I hit record on the VCR without even thinking about what I was taping over.
The Footage pic.twitter.com/AQvBjpMwwv
— David Astramskas (@redapples) February 25, 2020
Beyoncé performing "XO" and Halo at the Kobe Bryant memorial. Gives me goosebumps like this Queen can sing… And I am like so wizkid really did a duet with her like, that's the highest…
— BS.BLOG ✪ (@Beausteven_blog) February 24, 2020
Shaq gives a one-of-a-kind story about Kobe Bryant 😂 pic.twitter.com/D6V88jw70D
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) February 24, 2020
Watch the full service below