Hundreds of thousands of Kobe Bryant fans sign petition to make his image the new NBA logo
More than 800,000 fans have signed a petition to replace the NBA logo with an image of Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven other people in California on Sunday.
‘With the untimely and unexpected passing of the great Kobe Bryant please sign this petition in an attempt to immortalize him forever as the new NBA Logo,’ read the Change.Org petition, which was posted by a Nick M. of Vancouver, British Columbia.
So far, the petition has over 800,000 signatures.
The current logo is a silhouette of fellow Lakers legend Jerry West, who expressed in the past that he would not mind if the logo was changed.
Kobe Bryant died alonsgide his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others when his chopper crashed in Calabasas, about 30 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles on Sunday.