Michael Jordan is scheduled to honor Kobe Bryant at the 2020 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Ceremony on May 15.
After a deferral of the occasion because of the Covid pandemic, the ceremony will happen one month from now. As per an official statement, every one of the honorees picked who might enlist them.
“Members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020 were asked to select previous inductees to accompany and present them to their peers,” the Hall of Fame said. “The choice is solely the decision of the incoming Hall of Famers, or their family members if recognized posthumously.”
Jordan and Bryant had an incredible kinship on and off the court. Both are likewise considered among the best players to at any point play the game.
Jordan was additionally among the grievers to honor Bryant at the amazing Staples Center memorial for the competitor a year ago.
“It may be a surprise to people that Kobe and I were very close friends,” Jordan said at the memorial. “He was like a little brother. Everyone always wanted to talk about the comparisons between he and I. I just wanted to talk about Kobe.”
On January 26, Kobe and his girl Gianna were gone to a basketball competition at Mamba Academy in California when they, alongside seven different travelers including Payton Chester, Sarah Chester, Alyssa Altobelli Keri Altobelli, John Altobelli, Christina Mauser, and the helicopter’s pilot, Ara Zobayan, passed away in deadly plane crash.