After Kobe and Gigi died in a helicopter crash with seven other people, University of Connecticut’s women basketball team paid tribute to 13-year-old.
Apart from making a Huskies jersey for Gigi and saving her a seat, a 24-second moment of silence was also held for Kobe and Gianna Bryant before the Uconn-Team USA game.
The university of connecticut also made Giana Maria Onore Bryant a custom jersey and saving her a spot on their player seats at last night’s game.
The little girl dreams of playing for the squad when she graduated from high school. She was a huge UConn fan who dreamed of playing for the Huskies one day.
According to source, March 2019, Kobe Bryant took Gigi to a UConn home game. The father and daughter wore a UConn shirt at the game. During an in-game interview, Kobe told SNY television that he was thrilled that one of his daughters wanted to follow in his sneakers and take up the family basketball business.