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Mamba And Mambacita: Remembering Kobe And Gianna 'Gigi' Bryant's Beautiful Father-Daughter Bond

See their relationship in photos throughout the years.

After the tragic news of Kobe and Gianna "Gigi" Bryant’s passing yesterday (Jan. 26.), our hearts are still breaking. We continue to send our condolences to the Bryant family matriarch, Vanessa Bryant, their three surviving daughters, and the rest of their friends and family.

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There’s two things there’s no denying about the legendary Lakers baller—his incredible skills on the court AND his beautiful daddy-daughter bond with his girls. Artist and a creative director for Esteé Lauder Companies Donald Robertson reposted this custom piece he did for Vanessa featuring a Bryant family portrait commenting on the fact that Gigi and Kobe were “glued together” in every photo he received of them for the painting. 

To continue to honor the beauty that is their relationship, we’re taking a look back at their sweetest daddy-daughter moments:

  • (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

    Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images

    (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
  • (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

    Photo by Elsa/Getty Images

    (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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    Photo by Elsa/Getty Images

    (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
  • (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

    Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images

    (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
  • (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

    Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images

    (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)
  • (Photo by Barry King/FilmMagic)

    Photo by Barry King/FilmMagic

    (Photo by Barry King/FilmMagic)
  • (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

    Photo by Elsa/Getty Images

    (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
  • (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

    Photo by Elsa/Getty Images

    (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
  • (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

    Photo by Elsa/Getty Images

    (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
  • (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)

    Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images

    (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)
  • (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)

    (Photo Credit: Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)

    (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)
  • (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

    Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

    (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
  • (Photo by Donald Miralle /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images)

    Photo by Donald Miralle /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images

    (Photo by Donald Miralle /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images)
  • (Photo by Kent C. Horner/Getty Images)

    Photo by Kent C. Horner/Getty Images

    (Photo by Kent C. Horner/Getty Images)

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