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Dodgers honor Kobe Bryant on his 42nd birthday

A beautiful tribute


Sunday would have been Kobe Bryant’s 42nd birthday. The Dodgers honored him and his daughter Gigi with a pregame tribute video. The video was narrated by Vin Scully, so get your tissues ready.

Here is Scully’s narration:

“Kobe demonstrated that he was a man of many talents. He was a champion, a mentor, a creative force, an advocate.

Kobe was also a husband and a father to four wonderful girls. The warrior that we knew as “The Black Mamba” was a sweetheart to his wife Vanessa, and a proud “Girl Dad” to Natalia, Bianka, Capri and his daughter known as “the Mambacita”, Gianna.

Gigi was worthy of her dad’s nickname. She shared his passion for basketball and so much more. He in turn wanted her to have every opportunity to succeed, and he believed that the women’s game deserved as much respect and support as the men received.”