"You're in the hall of fame now ... you're an all-time great," Bryant said of her late husband during the speech.
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Kobe Bryant's widow, Vanessa Bryant, shared a heartfelt speech during the late athlete's posthumous induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 15. Scroll to read her message.
Kobe Bryant's widow, Vanessa, accepted on his behalf with a wrenching speech that kept audiences -- in person and at home -- rapt.
Vanessa Bryant praised her late husband as "one of a kind" while accepting the honor on his behalf alongside his mentor Michael Jordan.
Kobe Bryant, the former Los Angeles Lakers star who was killed in a helicopter crash last year, was posthumously inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday.
"He didn't really talk about upcoming awards but he did mention this one a week before he and Gigi passed," Vanessa Bryant recalled
It was a bittersweet day for Vanessa Bryant and her daughters: It was announced that her late husband Kobe Bryant will be posthumously inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
The late Kobe Bryant’s wife gave an emotional tribute to the Lakers star as he was enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
Vanessa Bryant delivers a speech on behalf of Kobe Bryant upon their being enshrined to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2020.