Kobe Bryant and daughter, Gianna laid to rest in private funeral (photos)
NBA legend, Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant have been laid to rest in a private funeral which took place today (Feb.11) in Los Angeles.
The funeral comes just two weeks after the pair died in a tragic helicopter crash along with seven passengers, Christina Mauser, John Altobelli, Keri Altobelli, Alyssa Altobelli, Sarah Chester, Payton Chester, and pilot Ara Zobayan.
Bryant, 41, and Gianna were on their way to basketball practice when the helicopter they were in crashed, killing everyone on board.
A public memorial will also be held on February 24 at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, where fans will be giving the opportunity to pay their respects.
Vanessa wrote: “My girls and I want to thank the millions of people who have shown support and love during this horrific time. Thank you for all the prayers. We definitely need them.”