Remembering Kobe Bryant: Mural of late NBA star, daughter unveiled at Long Island mall

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Saturday, August 22, 2020

GARDEN CITY, Long Island (WABC) -- A mural of the late NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna was unveiled at a Long Island mall.

Andaluz the Artist worked on the painting Saturday at Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, just in time for National Kobe Bryant Day on Monday, August 24.

He is also the artist that created a Kobe Bryant painting in Brooklyn.

Just steps away from the Barclays Center, a mural is in the works on Flatbush Avenue.

The mural is located at Hip Hop Dreams on the bottom floor of the Roosevelt Field Mall.

Bryant, his daughter and seven others were tragically killed in a helicopter crash on January 26 in the Los Angeles area.

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The chopper went down in Calabasas, where Bryant's nearby Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks was holding a basketball tournament.

Bryant and his young daughter were on their way to a travel basketball game along with another player and parent.

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VIDEO: New mural honors Kobe Bryant, 13-year-old daughter

Less than 24 hours after the death of Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, a new mural dedicated to the two popped up in Mid-City.


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