On the 26th of January, 2020, Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, lost their lives in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Seven other passengers died, including the pilot. This shook the world, as Kobe Bryant was such a constant feature in the media, and was one of the biggest names in the history of the NBA.
Everyone knew that this amazing player was a dream to watch on the basketball court, with his mad skills and dedication to the game. What people don’t know are facts that weren’t always highlighted by the press. Facts such as the impact that Giorgio Armani had on Kobe Bryant’s life, and the reason he was actually called Kobe. Here are facts that will amaze and surprise you about the phenomenon that was Kobe Bryant!