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Vanessa Bryant Pens Emotional Tribute To Kobe On Wedding Anniversary

Vanessa Bryant recorded a touching message for the draft broadcast, saying being drafted into the women's league "would have been a dream come true" for Gianna.

Vanessa Bryant commemorated the 19th anniversary of her wedding to her late husband Kobe Bryant who lost his life along with his daughter, Gianna Bryant along seven others in a fatal plane crash on Saturday with an emotional Instagram piece.

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“My king, my heart, my best friend. Happy 19th wedding anniversary. I miss you so much. I wish you were here to hold me in your arms. I love you,” she wrote, posting a picture of the them.

The basketball superstar and five-time NBA champion Bryant and the couple’s 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, among others lost theIr lives in a helicopter crash in Los Angeles.

Kobe’s daughter, Gianna, along with her basketball teammates Payton Chester and Alyssa Altobelli, who also died in the crash, were honored at Friday’s WNBA draft as honorary selections.

Vanessa Bryant recorded a touching message for the draft broadcast, saying being drafted into the women’s league “would have been a dream come true” for Gianna.

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Following the conclusion of the draft on Friday night, the WNBA announced the creation of the Kobe & Gigi Bryant WNBA Advocacy Award, given to “an individual or group who has made significant contributions to the visibility, perception and advancement of women’s and girls’ basketball at all levels.”

ViaAFP
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Alice Campbell is a highly skilled and experienced royal writer, currently working with SurgeZirc UK. With a passion for journalism and a keen interest in the royal family, Alice has established herself as a prominent figure in the field.
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