By Sanjna Shukla
On February 24, 2020, over 20,000 people at the Staples Center and several more around the world honored the life of basketball legend, Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna. The date was a special tribute to the No.2 of Gianna’s basketball jersey and to the No.24 that Kobe Bryant made an icon in not only Staples Center, but the entire basketball community.
The memorial included tributes from several artists, basketball players, and public figures. Alicia Keys, Beyoncé, and Christina Aguilera performed heartfelt numbers, while Bryant’s good friend Jimmy Kimmel hosted the event.
Earlier this year, it was reported that Bryant was at the top of the list of candidates for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020.…