NBA legend, Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant have been laid to rest in a private funeral which took region Feb.11 in Los Angeles. The funeral comes simply 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 have been on their way to basketball practice when the helicopter they had been in crashed, killing anybody 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 probability to pay their respects.
“We are one town that believes in each other, believes in something better than ourselves,” Mayor Eric Garcetti has said. “We will absolutely do the whole lot to make sure that this is carried out so that everybody can come to it as well.” Bryant and Gianna are survived by using his wife Vanessa, and daughters Natalia, Bianka and Capri.