Kobe Bryant died on January 26 at age 41 in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.© AFP
The late Kobe Bryant’s induction into America’s basketball corridor of fame has been postponed to 2021, US media reported on Wednesday. Bryant, who died together with eight others in a helicopter crash in January, was schedule to be inducted into the Massachusetts-based Naismith Basketball Corridor of Fame on August 29. Former NBA stars Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett and 6 others are additionally slated to be enshrined subsequent 12 months because of the ongoing world coronavirus pandemic.
“We’re undoubtedly canceling,” Corridor of Fame spokesman Jerry Colangelo advised ESPN on Wednesday. “It will need to be the primary quarter of subsequent 12 months. (The board will) meet in a few weeks and take a look at the choices of how and when and the place.”
Bryant died on January 26 at age 41 in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California that additionally claimed the lifetime of his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and 7 others.
Bryant was an 18-time NBA all-star, five-time NBA champion and three-time NBA finals MVP in a two-decade profession with the Los Angeles Lakers.
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