Published: Fri, January 31, 2020
Culture | By Margie Dunn

Kobe messaged Shaquille O'Neal's son hours before crash

Kobe messaged Shaquille O'Neal's son hours before crash

His daughter Gianna also died in the crash, along with seven others.

The Bryants would have celebrated their 19th wedding anniversary this April.

Bryant and his wife Vanessa had four daughters: Natalia, 17, Gianna, 13, Bianka, 3, and Capri, 7 months old. "I probably work more than the average guy, I just really have to now just take time and call and say 'I love you, '" O'Neal said. We were so incredibly blessed to have them in our lives.

"I wish I didn't sleep in so I could've talked to you. They were our attractive blessings taken from us too soon".

"He was a beloved member of the Nike family", the sneaker maker said in a tribute to Bryant.

The Los Angeles Lakers returned to practice on Wednesday for the first time since franchise legend Kobe Bryant's death in a helicopter crash.

The team postponed Tuesday's scheduled game in Los Angeles against the Clippers, citing Bryant's death.

Sadri balled up a sheet of paper and mimicked Bryant's signature fade-away jumper while yelling "Kobe".

"I just wanted to make sure everybody knew", Vogel told reporters, including Spectrum SportsNet's Mike Trudell. "His baby girl Gigi was born on the same day as my youngest daughter Me'Arah". Our love for them is endless - and that's to say, immeasurable. And I know some idiot's gonna bring up the relationship me and Kobe had. "We've collaborated with them on what the next few days should look like", Vogel told reporters.

Less than a mile away, at the Bryant Park Station, a sign has "renamed" the subway - the Kobe Bryant Park Station.

Kylie Jenner has revealed she often used the helicopter basketball legend Kobe Bryant was travelling in when he died on Sunday.

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