Vanessa Bryant celebrates Lakers championship in heartfelt Instagram post


Vanessa Bryant celebrated the Los Angeles Lakers’ Sunday night championship-clinching win in a heartfelt Instagram post.

“Go Lakers! Wish Kobe and Gigi were here to see this,” she wrote.

Bryant included in the post a photograph of her late husband along with Lakers General Manager Rob Pelinka.

“Congratulations Uncle P! Congratulations @lakers Kobe was right, RP!” she wrote. “Stay the course – blockout the noise.”

The Lakers defeated the Miami Heat in six games to capture the franchise’s 17th championship.

Friend and former teammate of Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol also honored the late Lakers legend after the Lakers win.

“This one is for you brother, for you Gianna, for Vanessa, for Natalia, for Bianka and for Capri,” Gasol tweeted.

“Congratulations to the entire @Lakers team, @JeanieBuss and the Lakers family for winning the 17th championship!!”

Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven others aboard his helicopter were killed when it crashed in California last January.

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