LeBron James Spoke To Kobe Bryant The Morning Of His Tragic Death
LeBron James has broken his silence, releasing a public statement about the tragic death of Kobe Bryant. In the social media post, the Lakers star shares a series of photos of the pair. He explains that he spoke to Kobe Bryant the day of the helicopter accident that killed his 13-year-old daughter and seven other people on board. LeBron James writes:
I’m Not Ready but here I go. Man I sitting here trying to write something for this post but every time I try I begin crying again just thinking about you, niece Gigi and the friendship/bond/brotherhood we had! I literally just heard your voice Sunday morning before I left Philly to head back to LA. Didn’t think for one bit in a million years that would be the last conversation we’d have. WTF!! I’m heartbroken and devastated my brother!! .
Man I love you big bro. My heart goes to Vanessa and the kids. I promise you I’ll continue your legacy man! You mean so much to us all here especially #LakerNation?? and it’s my responsibility to put this shit on my back and keep it going!! Please give me the strength from the heavens above and watch over me! I got US here! There’s so much more I want to say but just can’t right now because I can’t get through it! Until we meet again my brother!! #Mamba4Life #Gigi4Life
As previously reported, on January 26, 2020, Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, six family friends and the pilot died after the helicopter crashed into the side of a mountain in Calabasas, near downtown Los Angeles, and caught on fire. Bryant, and the other 8 occupants, were killed. The victims are: the helicopter’s pilot, Ara Zobayan; Gianna’s Mamba Academy teammates Alyssa Altobelli and Payton Chester; their parents, John and Keri Altobelli, and Sarah Chester; and assistant coach Christina Mauser.
The Federal Aviation Administration, National Transportation Safety Board, and the FBI have launched investigations into the crash.
theJasmineBRAND sends our prayers to all the families and fans affected. Rest In Peace.