DAN MEDINA ERECTS STATUE OF KOBE & GIGI BRYANT
By: Kuni Isaac
It’s been a long and sorrowful time since we lost professional basket baller Kobe Bryant and his lovely daughter Giana Bryant to cruel helicopter crash on their way to a girls’ basketball game along with nine others’
During this time Dan median a Los Angeles sculptor has honored the two on their anniversary by placing a 160 pound bronze sculpture at the site where they tragically passed away
The artist, Dan Medina stated that the sculpture is only a temporary piece, with hopes of the government given him consent he wishes to put up a larger and live size sculpture of Kobe and Giana Bryant at the site permanently.
The artwork, while smaller than what Medina hopes it’ll ultimately end up being, is incredible has Kobe in a Lakers uniform with his arm around Gigi, who’s also in a basketball uniform holding a ball, With the names of all nine of the victims who tragically died in the helicopter crash on the Calabasas hillside on Jan. 26, 2020.At the base of the statue
“Heroes come and go,” words on the base of the statue read, “but legends are forever.”
Tributes from social media and well-wishers to the Bryants and the other victims of the crash have came in on the anniversary