By Arjan Schouten
Anyone who wants to know what ‘larger than life’ looks like should go to Los Angeles. In LA, where Kobe Bryant has been making waves with the Lakers since he was 17, more murals of the late NBA hero are appearing every week. As a demigod he is honored in ‘his’ city and not only there. Website kobemural.com maps all painted Kobe’s. There are hundreds of them worldwide. Kobe Bryant lives on from Mexico to Japan, but also in London, Cologne and Paris.
Twelve months after the helicopter crash of the five-time NBA champion, who died along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, commemorating and honoring the sports legend is far from over. In the National Garden of American Heroes, Donald Trump’s megalomaniac sculpture garden full of historical figures, a place has already been made for the ‘Black Mamba’. A statue was even recently erected in Guangzhou, China.
Kobe is a saint years after his death: nobody wants to hear that he could be a bastard too | Other sports
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