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Gianna Bryant remembered on 17ᵗʰ birthday

The rising basketball star, and daughter of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, would’ve turned 17 years old today.

Vanessa Bryant paid tribute to her late daughter Gianna “Gigi” Bryant in a series of IG posts

Gigi died alongside her father in the tragic helicopter accident in which nine people were killed while flying over Calabasas, CA. on January 26, 2020.

Today on May 1, 2023 marks what would have been Gianna "Gigi" Bryant’s 17ᵗʰ birthday.

Throughout this tragedy, Vanessa Bryant has managed to stand tall. Despite losing her husband and one of her daughters, she continues to push forward and has delivered a ton of heartfelt messages.

Vanessa Bryant and her eldest daughter Natalia Bryant took to social media Monday morning to remember what would have been Gianna “Gigi” Bryant’s sweet seventeen.

Vanessa provided various captions to photos of her departed daughter, who is pictured alongside her sisters and of course, herself.

‘Happy 17th birthday, baby girl,’ Bryant wrote on Instagram. ‘I love you and miss you so much, sweet Angel.’

NBA fans also show love to Gigi Bryant on her birthday

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For more reasons than one, the NBA world was hit hard by the news of Gigi and Kobe Bryant. The game lost one of its greatest players, along with multiple other innocent parents and children.

Like Vanessa, the basketball community continues to show love to Gigi Bryant on what would have been her 17th birthday. Tweets continue to pour in with heartfelt words about her.


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