Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were buried in a cemetery near the family's Southern California home, according to death certificates.
Pacific View Memorial Park in Corona del Mar features meticulous landscaping, open courtyards and fountains that “express the joy of living," according to its website. Actor John Wayne, who died in 1979, also is buried there.
The Bryants and seven others were killed in a Jan. 26 helicopter
crash. The retired basketball superstar, his daughter and the other
victims will be honored at a Feb. 24 public memorial at Staples Center,
where Bryant starred for most of his 20-year career with the Los Angeles
The date 2/24 corresponds with the No. 24 jersey he wore and the No. 2 worn by Gianna, whose team was coa...
A sea of purple and gold 8's and 24's flooded the court in Staples
Center on Friday night as the Los Angeles Lakers paid tribute to their
former teammate, the late Kobe Bryant. A pre-game ceremony was dedicated to the NBA legend, who, along with his daughter and seven others, died in a helicopter crash in California last Sunday.
Along with Usher, who sang "Amazing Grace," and Boyz II Men, who
performed the national anthem, Laker LeBron James also gave an emotional
tribute. Following a 24.2-second moment of silence for all of those who
died in the crash, James wiped his tears, pocketed his pre-written
speech, and told the assembled crowd, "I would be selling ya'll short if
I read off this sh** so I'm coming straight from the heart."
"We're all grieving, we're all ...
The Super Bowl LIV halftime show promises more songs than ever, more dancers on stage than ever, and a tribute to Kobe Bryant. During a Miami press conference Thursday, Jennifer Lopez and Shakira discussed some of what they have planned for Sunday's 12-minute performance, during what is officially known as the Pepsi Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show. Lopez said there will be a "heartfelt" moment when someone asked whether she would be honoring Bryant, who died last Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California."We'll all be remembering Kobe on Sunday and celebrating life and diversity in this country," Shakira added. "I'm sure he'd be very proud to see the message we are trying to convey on stage that day."
While Lopez said she didn't want to give away too much, she said t...