Vanessa Bryant Shares Heartbreaking Video of Legendary Kobe Talking About Coaching Gianna

Vanessa Bryant recently posted a video of the late Kobe Bryant sharing his sentiments about coaching his daughter, Gianna. 

Sadness comes in waves, and two months later, many still find themselves in the same tide in memory of the late Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna. 

In memory of the second month of their death anniversary, the athlete's widow, Vanessa, took to Instagram to share an interview of her husband sharing his experience and observations while coaching their daughter.

A TALK WITH KOBE

The short clip started with Kobe recalling Gianna asking him to teach her the game of basketball, to which he responds by mentoring her about the game "piece by piece." 

Soon after falling in love with the game, Kobe mentioned that she would play every day. It was a "joy to watch her grow," he said.

Kobe Bryant holds his daughter Gianna next to Vanessa after Game Five of the NBA Finals on June 14, 2009, in Orlando, Florida. | Source: Getty Images

Kobe Bryant holds his daughter Gianna next to Vanessa after Game Five of the NBA Finals on June 14, 2009, in Orlando, Florida. | Source: Getty Images

Kobe witnessed himself as a basketball player in his daughter, even comparing their temperament with each other. 

"She's competitive, very fiery, and backs down from no challenge," he emphasized, a description that would resemble the Black Mamba. 

It has certainly been a tough time for the Bryant household, as they now brace themselves to stay home and practice social distancing amidst California's efforts to control the spread of COVID-19. 

But Kobe was quick to say more about Gianna, as he highlighted that she is a mixture, "a good mix of me and a good mix of her mama. So that makes her even more competitive than I am."

FANS SYMPATHIZE WITH VANESSA

Vanessa merely added two heartbroken emojis to the post, which gained a lot of sympathy from their family's many followers. 

"Every time I see a video or picture of them it hurts my heart still in disbelief," wrote one follower. Another sent motivation, saying, "I know times are hard right now, but they are watching over you and the kids."

Kobe was a world-class athlete who possessed an incomparable championship mentality. But, beyond such an icon, the world knew how big it was for the Lakers legend to be an excellent family figure. 

Kobe Bryant playing a game against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wachovia Center on December 21, 2007, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Photo: Getty Images

Kobe Bryant playing a game against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wachovia Center on December 21, 2007, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Photo: Getty Images

MEMORIES OF KOBE AND GIANNA

Vanessa knew that, even sharing that Kobe was "the MVP of girl dads, or MVD" during the February 24 memorial. She also shared memories of their daughter, who dreamt of making it to the WNBA.

It has certainly been a tough time for the Bryant household, as they now brace themselves to stay home and practice social distancing amidst California's efforts to control the spread of COVID-19. 

Nevertheless, as sources report to PEOPLE, Vanessa remains "grateful to have her kids and family around" in these most challenging times. 

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