Jayson Tatum Posts Heartfelt Instagram On Anniversary Of Kobe Bryant’s Death

Tatum long admired Bryant


Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of Kobe Bryant’s tragic death, and Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum honored the NBA legend on social media.

Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, Calif.

Tatum admired Bryant throughout his childhood, so news of the tragedy hit the Celtics star particularly hard. Tatum honored his late hero via his Instagram story Tuesday.

Take a look, via Forbes’ Chris Grenham:

Bryant was 41.

Thumbnail photo via Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports Images

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