Kobe Bryant, Daughter Gianna Honored With Basketball Court Mural In Metro Manila

Written by on January 28, 2020

A famed basketball courtroom in Metro Manila, Philippines, is honoring the lives and legacies of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna with a mural.

Artists and native residents this week painted the general public courtroom positioned at The Tenement housing advanced within the metropolis of Taguig with the likenesses of the NBA legend and his 13-year-old daughter, who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday.

“That is our tribute to them,” Eddie Barbuena, coach of The Tenement’s basketball group, advised ESPN. “We’ll all the time love you, Kobe Bryant.”

A giant mural of former NBA star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, painted hours after their death, is seen at a basketbal

A large mural of former NBA star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, painted hours after their demise, is seen at a basketball courtroom on Jan. 28, 2020, within the basketball-obsessed Philippines. 

Beforehand, The Tenement has featured murals with basketball greats Michael Jordan and LeBron James, boxing legend Manny Pacquiao and even Santa Claus.

Artist Mike Swift, who helps set up The Tenement’s murals, shared updates of the newest work on Instagram and included different snapshots of how The Tenement was paying homage to Bryant: 

In a single submit, Swift stated that they created the mural in 24 hours and “might be portray extra tributes till the day of his burial.” 


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