1 hour ago.Los Angeles, CA, USA
The couple got married in 2001 at the St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church in California. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@vanessabryant)

  • Kobe and their daughter Gianna died in a helicopter crash in January 2020
  • Kobe and Vanessa met on the set of a music video back in 1999
  • Many of Vanessa's industry friends posted supportive messages

7 March.Atlanta, GA, USA
There have been calls to make Kobe Bryant the face of NBA.(Representative Image/Pixabay)

  • A change.org petition urging the league to "immortalize (Bryant) forever as the new NBA logo" is becoming popular
  • NBA star Kyrie Irving has come out strongly in favor of the idea in recent weeks
  • The current NBA logo is widely accepted to be based on the silhouette of former Lakers star Jerry West