Ciara covers up her baby bump in Kobe Bryant's No. 24 Laker jersey for Super ...

Kobe Bryant, 41, and his daughter Gianna, 13, tragically died in a helicopter crash one week ago, along seven other passengers. 

And Ciara and husband Russell Wilson honored the NBA legend at the Super Bowl LIV on Sunday by wearing his Lakers jerseys to the big game.

The 34-year-old pregnant singer sported Kobe's number 24 jersey while Russell, 31, donned the 5-time NBA Champion's number 8 jersey.

Paying respect to the legend: Ciara and husband Russell Wilson honored the NBA legend at the Super Bowl LIV on Sunday by wearing his Lakers jerseys to the big game

Paying respect to the legend: Ciara and husband Russell Wilson honored the NBA legend at the Super Bowl LIV on Sunday by wearing his Lakers jerseys to the big game

Ciara, who announced her pregnancy four days ago via Instagram, paid her respect to the legend by wearing his No. 24 jersey with a white T-shirt beneath, adding baggy denim bottoms. 

The artist added layers of jewelry and wore her long brunette tresses half up, half down with small framed sunglasses.

Ciara is expecting her third child - her second with her the NFL quarterback; she has son Future Zahir Wilburn, five, with ex fiance rapper Future, and daughter Sienna Princess Wilson, two, with Russell.

Ciara and Russell, who tied the knot on July 6, 2016, revealed the baby news on Thursday to their social media with images of Ciara showing off her baby bump in her bikini.

For the Super Bowl, Russell paired the number 8 jersey with a white T-shirt with blue reflective sunglasses.

They posed together for a series of snaps - with Ciara sharing a cute boomerang of herself as well.

Always on our mind: The 34-year-old pregnant singer sported Kobe's number 24 jersey while Russell, 31, donned the 5-time NBA Champion's number 8 jersey

Always on our mind: The 34-year-old pregnant singer sported Kobe's number 24 jersey while Russell, 31, donned the 5-time NBA Champion's number 8 jersey

Forever Daddy's girl: Kobe Bryant, 41, and his daughter Gianna, 13, tragically died in a helicopter one week ago along seven other passengers

Forever Daddy's girl: Kobe Bryant, 41, and his daughter Gianna, 13, tragically died in a helicopter one week ago along seven other passengers

Beauty: The stunner beamed in another snap she shared to her Instagram page Sunday

: The stunner beamed in another snap she shared to her Instagram page Sunday

Staying close: They posed together for a series of snaps - with Ciara sharing a cute boomerang of herself as well

Staying close: They posed together for a series of snaps - with Ciara sharing a cute boomerang of herself as well

After news of Kobe and Gianna's tragic passing, Ciara shared a sweet snap of the duo to her Instagram; an image of Kobe kissing Gianna on her head. 

She captioned the touching image with: 'This news is heartbreaking. I am lost for words. Praying for @VanessaBryant, the Bryant family, and other families that have lost someone. Rest in Paradise Kobe and Gianna.'

On Saturday, Ciara honored Kobe and Gianna at the Annual NFL Honors at Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami during Super Bowl LIV festivities; the star wore two diamond necklaces - one with the initial K and one with the initial G. 

In loving memory: On Saturday, Ciara honored Kobe and Gianna at the Annual NFL Honors at Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami during Super Bowl LIV festivities; the star wore two diamond necklaces - one with the initial K and one with the initial G

In loving memory: On Saturday, Ciara honored Kobe and Gianna at the Annual NFL Honors at Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami during Super Bowl LIV festivities; the star wore two diamond necklaces - one with the initial K and one with the initial G

Kobe, who is one of the greatest basketball players of all time, played his entire NBA career for the Los Angeles Lakers; the athlete was drafted out of high school and made his professional debut in 1996. 

He began his career with the Number 8 jersey, which was a nod the number he had as a young child playing basketball while his dad Joe Bryant played ball in

It was also partly for the jersey he wore to the youth training camp Adidas ABCD

read more from dailymail.....

Get the latest news delivered to your inbox

Follow us on social media networks

PREV Kanye West attends LIV nightclub's Super Bowl after party as Lil Wayne and 2 ...
NEXT Love Island CONFIRMS the return of Casa Amor