American legendary basketball player Kobe Bryant’s sisters have finally broken their silence after the death of Kobe and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna.
The sisters, Shaya Tabb and Sharia Washington released a joint statement 5 days after their brother and his daughter along with 7 others died in a helicopter crash, stating that they are grieving with the Bryant family.
The statement was shared on social media alongside some personal family photos of themselves with late Bryant, 41, as well as others featuring Gianna and their children.
In the statement, they wrote: “On behalf of our family, we join Vanessa, Natalia, Bianka, and Capri in grieving the loss of Kobe and Gianna in such a tragic accident. We are devastated by the loss of our brother, son, our niece and granddaughter, and our hearts go out to all the families who lost their loved ones on Sunday. Our lives are forever changed,” the sisters said in a statement to NewsOne on Friday. “Thank you for your prayers, the numerous calls, texts, emails, and cards.”
“Please visit MambaOnThree.org to support the families affected by Sunday’s tragedy and to honor Kobe and Gianna’s legacy, please visit: MambaSportsFoundation.org #Mambacita #Mamba #Family #GirlsDad.”
41-year-old NBA superstar, Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna tragically died along with seven others on Sunday January 26th when the helicopter they were travelling in crashed near Calabasas, California.