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Antoine Griezmann pays tribute to Kobe Bryant after his tragic death

by Carley Sutter (2020-12-03)


Barcelona star Antoine Griezmann joined the many tributes to basketball legend Kobe Bryant ahead of Thursday night's Copa del Rey clash against Leganes. 

The France international turned up at the Nou Camp in a Los Angeles Lakers jersey with Bryant's name and the No 8 on the back, following the basketball legend's tragic death last week.  

And basketball fan Griezmann joined the sporting world in paying a classy tribute to the NBA legend.

Antoine Griezmann paid tribute to Kobe Bryant ahead of Barcelona's Copa del Rey clash

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Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna died along with seven others on Sunday when the helicopter they were flying in en route to the Mamba Sports Academy for a girl's basketball tournament crashed in foggy weather on a hillside northwest of Los Angeles.

Gianna was a member of the Mamba team due to compete that day. To find more info on Pennsylvania. https://reading-counseling-services-llc./ [www.smallbizpages.us] take a look at the web-page.  

Her father, who retired from the National Basketball Association in 2016 after 20 years with the Los Angeles Lakers, was the coach of his daughter's team.

Shaquille O'Neal, David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Tiger Woods have been among those to pay tribute to the five-time NBA champion. 

Bryant and his daughter Gianna tragically died on Sunday when their helicopter crashed 

A large number of tributes to the icon have been laid by supporters outside the Staples Center

The Lakers are set to return to action for the first time since Bryant's death on Friday night when they host the Portland Trail Blazers.

The NBA postponed the Lakers' next game against the Clippers on Tuesday night after the tragic crash. 

The 16-time NBA champion franchise made grief counselors available to employees after the loss of Bryant, who spent his entire 20-year NBA career with the Lakers.

Bryant had attended a handful of Lakers games in recent years and was particularly close with their star player, LeBron James.

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