Pau Gasol has decided to honor his long time friend and teammate Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Bryant by naming his daughter after Gianna. Pau broke the news via Instagram.
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Nuestra pequeña ya está con nosotros! Todo ha ido muy bien y no podemos estar más felices!! Elisabet Gianna Gasol ?, un nombre con mucho significado para nuestra preciosa hija!! ❤️??? #Padredeniña Our little one has finally arrived!! The delivery went really well and we couldn’t be happier!! Elisabet Gianna Gasol ?, a very meaningful name for our super beautiful daughter!! ❤️??? #girldad
Congratulations to the Gasol family. This was such a special way to honor Kobe and Gianna. Kobe and his daughter Gianna (GiGi), was tragically killed in a helicopter accident in January. Vanessa Bryant shared the photo on her Instagram with the caption:
My goddaughter is here!!! Congratulations @paugasol @catmcdonnell7 Love you 3 so much! So touched by your resquest to honor my GiGi <3 Can’t wait to hold Elisabet Gianna Gasol <3