Natalia Bryant Wears Hall of Fame Jacket to Honor Dad Kobe Before Induction Ceremony

Paul KasabianFeatured Columnist IIMay 15, 2021

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Natalia Bryant, the eldest daughter of late Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, wore the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame jacket in honor of her dad on Friday:

She wore the jacket alongside other class of 2020 Hall of Fame members and representatives.

Kobe is part of a star-studded class that includes Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett, Eddie Sutton (coach), Rudy Tomjanovich (coach), Tamika Catchings, Kim Mulkey (coach), Barbara Stevens (coach) and Patrick Baumann (contributor) .

The enshrinement ceremony will take place at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, on Saturday. It was delayed one year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bryant's on-court accolades include five NBA championships, two NBA Finals MVP awards, 2007-08 NBA MVP honors, 15 All-NBA team nods and 18 All-Star Game appearances.

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