Rico Blanco Honors NBA Star Kobe Bryant in an Art Work
KOBE BRYANT – Pinoy singer-songwriter Rico Blanco drew Los Angeles Lakers player Kobe Bryant and Gianna Bryant as a tribute.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) player Kobe Bryant was one of the most extraordinary players in the history of basketball. He has inspired countless people around the world to play the game.
The former Los Angeles Lakers star died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California on Monday (Manila time) along with his daughter Gianna Bryant and seven others. On January 30, his wife Vanessa finally broker her silence about the death of her husband and daughter.
Vanessa Bryant said she and her daughters are grateful for the people’s support and love for Kobe Bryant and their daughter. She said they are completely devastated by the untimely death of her adoring husband and daughter Gigi.
The NBA star’s Filipino fans commemorated his death by painting a special mural at a court in Taguig city. Celebrities like Manny Pacquiao, Regine Velasquez, John Prats, and Ruffa Gutierrez also mourn his death.
Singer-songwriter Rico Blanco is one of the fans who paid respect to the basketball legend. He drew Kobe and Gianna as a tribute. He used the Los Angeles Laker’s team colors gold and purple to draw the father and daughter. The musician shared the photo on his Instagram account on January 30.
In the caption of the post, he wrote: “midnight art therapy cos when its quiet i can hear my heart still breaking i dont understand. #ripkobe #ripgianna”
Lots of netizens praised Rico Blanco for his impressive art. Here are some of their comments on the post:
@abbyasistio: “Awww, this is beautiful Rico.”
@gpongras: “This is beautiful, Kuya!”
@therealmr.ng: “Kuys Rics! This is so beautiful! A very nice tribute for Kobe. Na inspired ako na gumawa din ng painting for Kobe”
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