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Novak Djokovic on Kobe Bryant: "He was a mentor to me"

Novak Djokovic on Kobe Bryant:

Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, one week before Super Bowl LIV. In the end, the Kansas City Chiefs came out on top as they edged out the San Francisco 49ers, 31-20.

The late basketball legend Kobe Bryant's widow, Vanessa Bryant has taken to social media to pay tribute to her late daughter on her Instagram account. Singers Jennifer Lopez and Shakira, who are all set to perform at the halftime during the Super Bowl tomorrow, announced that they would be paying a tribute to Kobe Bryant.

She also posted a sunset with purple and gold heart emojis underneath on her Instagram Stories.

The illustration features Gigi playing for the Los Angeles Lakers, clutching a basketball and wearing her father's number 24 jersey.

In other news, The Los Angeles Lakers honored Kobe Bryant with a tribute before the first game following his death on Friday (January 31st).

The show was kicked off with a performance from Usher.

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There were also performances by Charlie Puth and Wiz Khalifa and later an emotional speech by Lebron James.

They added, "Our lives are forever changed" and thanked the public for their "prayers, the numerous calls, texts, emails and cards".

"They were our lovely blessings taken from us too soon", she continued.

"We'll all be remembering Kobe on Sunday and celebrating life and diversity in this country", Shakira said at a Super Bowl press event on Thursday. However we get up every day, making an attempt to maintain pushing as a result of Kobe, and our child woman, Gigi, are shining on us to gentle the way in which. "Love always, Richard", Sherman said to end his letter. I just wish I could hug them, kiss them and bless them. "Have them here with us, forever".

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.



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