Vanessa Bryant Gives Powerful Speech Inducting Kobe Bryant into Basketball Hall of Fame

Vanessa Bryant pictured her late husband Kobe’s reaction to her acclaim when she spoke in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Bryant noted that she rarely publicly praised her husband and that he would get a kick out of her speech, saying, “I can see him now, arms folded with a great grin saying, ‘Isn’t this some s—-.

Vanessa Bryant Gives Powerful Speech Inducting Kobe Bryant into Basketball Hall of Fame

The late NBA great Kobe Bryant was honoured with a posthumous induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday, joining such luminaries as Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett.

On Saturday, more than a year after they were designated as the class of 2020, Bryant and eight others were finally admitted into the Hall of Fame.

Kobe Bryant Was The Biggest Name in Hall of Fame Classes in History

Basketball greats like Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett, Tamika Catchings, and coach Kim Mulkey were inducted with Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant.

Eho played for the team from 1996 to 2016) in one of the most highly anticipated Hall of Fame classes in history.

Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, played host to the induction ceremony that had been scheduled for last year but had to be rescheduled due to the spread of the coronavirus.

Last April, it was revealed that Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash in January of 2020, will be inducted posthumously.

Speaking eloquently in her husband’s stead, Vanessa Bryant introduced Michael Jordan as her husband’s “favourite player” and had him stand to one side while she spoke.

Jordan was Kobe’s presenter at the ceremony. Vanessa Bryant expressed her regret that her husband could not be present to take the award, saying, “I wish my husband was here to accept this incredible

Vanessa Bryant Net Worth

Forbes assessed Kobe’s wealth at around US$600 million at the time of his death. According to reports.

Kobe and Vanessa did not have a prenuptial agreement before getting married. Today, Vanessa is still worth US$600 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

The basketball great’s on-court and off-court earnings provided the bulk of the Bryants’ money.

Market Watch reports that while playing for the Los Angeles Lakers, Vanessa’s late husband earned more over US$300 million in pay.

Even more impressive, he was endorsed by multinational corporations like Nike, McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, and Mercedes-Benz.


At the Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Vanessa Bryant reflected on the life and legacy of her late husband, Kobe Bryant.

Speaking in the Naismith Basketball Memorial Hall of Fame, Vanessa Bryant thought about how her husband Kobe Bryant would feel about her eulogy.