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ESPYS gives honor to Kobe Bryant


A honorary tribute was made for the late NBA legend Kobe Bryant in the 2020 ESPYS Award.

Snoop Dogg first gave tribute with his performance for the “Black Mamba” in the special virtual awarding events.

Kobe’s former Lakers teammate and friend Pau Gasol had the privilege to introduce the performance.

“Kobe Bryant spent 20 years with the Lakers dedicated to becoming the best player in the world, but what he enjoyed the most was being a husband to Vanessa and a father to Natalia, Gianna, Bianka and Capri,” said the Spanish cager. “We all remember his smile and happiness so vividly whenever he spoke about his family.”

Gasol even called Kobe the “best girl dads of all time” on Father’s Day.

The ESPYS had a special segment called “love letter to Kobe Bryant from the people of Los Angeles.”

“East side to the west side. This is your city. Much love for the ride,” Snoop Dogg said in his rap performace.