Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna memorialized on two-year anniversary of ...

Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna memorialized on two-year anniversary of ...
Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna memorialized on two-year anniversary of ...

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were memorialized with a bronze statue placed at the the crash site on the two-year anniversary of the helicopter collision that killed nine people.

Among the many tributes for the beloved basketball star that are being shared on the sad two-year anniversary: a statue of the NBA hall of famer, and proud father of four, with Gianna that was placed at the site of the tragic accident in a mountainous area of Calabasas in Los Angeles.

The sculptor, Dan Medina, inscribed, 'Heroes come and go but legends are forever,' and honored the other seven victims with their names on a plaque, at the base of the statue.

Tribute: A bronze statue of the Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna was temporarily erected at the site of the helicopter crash that claimed their lives, and seven others, in Calabasas

Tribute: A bronze statue of the Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna was temporarily erected at the site of the helicopter crash that claimed their lives, and seven others, in Calabasas

The work of art depicts Kobe looking adoringly down at Gianna, who was just 13-years-old at the time of her passing, with his left arm on her shoulder.

She's depicted carrying a basketball while looking up to her father, who in real life stood at 6ft6in.

Both father and daughter are wearing their respective basketball uniforms: Kobe in his Lakers No. 24 uniform, which was his second team number after wearing No. 8 in the first part of his career. 

Artistry: The sculptor, Dan Medina, inscribed, 'Heroes come and go but legends are forever'

Artistry: The sculptor, Dan Medina, inscribed, 'Heroes come and go but legends are forever'

RIP: The statue also pays tribute to the other seven victims with their names on a plaque

RIP: The statue also pays tribute to the other seven victims with their names on a plaque 

According to he blogger that goes under - Some Like It Haute, the statue is 160-pounds and made out of bronze.

Medina revealed to Some Like It Haute and ABC 7 in Los Angeles that the sculpture is only a temporary piece, but

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