banner-spotlightbasketballSports

Basketball Federation decrees minute of silence in honor of Kobe

The Portuguese Basketball Federation announced today that a minute of silence will be held in honor of Kobe Bryant, the former NBA star who died on Sunday in a helicopter accident, in all matches played until Sunday.

“As a way of paying tribute to the legacy left by Kobe Bryant, the FPB decrees that all games under the federative aegis held until the end of Sunday, February 2, begin with a minute’s silence in memory of one of the main ambassadors of the sport all over the planet “, can be read in a statement published on the entity’s page.

The American Kobe Bryant, 41, considered one of the greatest players of the American Basketball League (NBA), died on Sunday following a helicopter accident in Calabasas, which killed eight others, among them his daughter Gianna, 13 years old.

The basketball player, known as ‘Black Mamba’ (black mamba snake), arrived in the NBA at the age of 17 and played for 20 years in the Los Angeles Lakers, having won five NBA titles and two Olympic gold medals (Beijing 2008 and London 2012). He is one of only seven athletes who have crossed the 30,000 career mark.

Tags

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

5 + 12 =

Back to top button
Translate »
error: Content is protected !!
Close
Close

Adblock Detected

Portugalinews is an informative site that we hope will be to your liking, being our only source of income the advertising that is displayed on its pages, if you like the site, please switch off the adblocker, and see the advertising, helping our advertisers, help us to continue, to give you news, events, videos, photos and tips, thank you.