Sharia Washington, the eldest sister of the late Los Angeles Lakers basketball player Kobe Bryant, revealed a photo of Kobe Bryant and herself on Instagram, revealing a moment from their childhood.
Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna has died in a tragic helicopter crash in California while they were traveling to Mamba Sports Academy.
Following the Lakers legend’s unexpected death, his family members have been featuring by the media. One of them was his eldest sister, Sharia Washington.
The 44-year-old sister shared a photo taken while they lived in Italy. In the photo, Kobe was sitting on the bench and watching his sisters Sharia and Shaya playing basketball.
In the caption of her post, Sharia also said Kobe watched their game and probably coached them from the stands. You can see the Kobe is the person wearing a blue sweatsuit sitting on the stand at the top left of the photo.
Here’s what Sharia captioned:
“Ha! In Italy, Shaya and I playing…Kobe watching😁 he was probably coaching us from the stands.”
A fan mentioned his inspiration by heading to the comment section:
“Always curious and looking for more. Love him, will always be an inspiration and his teachings and impact will be felt for many generations.”
Another fan wrote:
“He was damn thats not what I told them!! Lol always coaching.”
See the Instagram post below.