WNBA names Gianna Bryant, Alyssa Altobelli and Payton Chester as honorary draft picks
Gianna Bryant and two of her teammates -- Alyssa Altobelli and Payton Chester -- who were among nine people killed in a January helicopter crash in California along with NBA legend Kobe Bryant, were named honorary selections in Friday’s WNBA draft.
The WNBA honors Alyssa Altobelli, Gigi Bryant and Payton Chester before the 2020 draft 🙏
The WNBA selected Alyssa Altobelli, Gianna Bryant and Payton Chester as honorary draft picks. The three girls were among nine killed in a January helicopter crash that also claimed the life of Kobe Bryant.
Remembering our friend and @Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter, Gianna & all of those we lost. 💜💛 Alyssa Altobelli 💜💛 John Altobelli 💜💛 Keri Altobelli 💜💛 Christina Mauser 💜💛 Payton Chester 💜💛 Sarah Chester 💜💛 Ara Zobayan 💜💛 Gianna Bryant 💜💛 Kobe Bryant