"Obviously we wish he was here with us to celebrate, but it’s definitely the peak of his NBA career," Bryant’s wife, Vanessa, said.
Vanessa Bryant had an emotional reaction to Kobe's Hall of Fame induction.
“Obviously, we wish that he was here with us to celebrate," Vanessa Bryant, Kobe's wife, said on the ESPN broadcast of the class announcement.
Vanessa Bryant speaks on the deaths of Kobe and Gianna "...it's impossible to imagine life without them. But we wake up each day, trying to keep pushing because Kobe, and our baby girl, Gigi, are shining on us to light the way."
Vanessa Bryant's first public statement since losing her husband and daughter. (via vanessabryant/Instagram)
Laker Nation, the game of basketball & our city, will never be the same without Kobe. Cookie & I are praying for Vanessa, his beautiful daughters Natalia, Bianka & Capri, as well as his parents Joe & Pam & his sisters. We will always be here for the Bryant family.