February 2020 \ News \ Basketball legend—A TRIBUTE
California Gurdwara pays unique tribute to Kobe Bryant

Hundreds of Sikh worshippers turned up ...

Angad Sandhu another attendee of the prayer meeting and a Lakers fan told the American Bazaar: “I started playing basketball because of Kobe and his game and conduct really inspired me.” On why Kobe remained such a popular figure particularly among the Sikh American community, Amandeep Singh, an actor and model says: “Kobe in the Sikh community was a brave leader. He led without fear, he conquered his missions with unbelievable determination, passion and commitment.

“He was a hero to the Sikh community, especially to children. He inspired many Sikhs to play basketball and chase their dreams. He inspired us in every way. He was a role model to many.” Kobe and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were among the nine people killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas on January 26.

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