The deadly helicopter crash that took the lives of nine people, including Kobe Bryant, included three young girls who all played together in the same basketball program. In a heartbreaking photo, Larsa Pippen shared a picture of all three of them in matching uniforms, playing the sport together.
Larsa shared a montage of the three young girls who lost their lives in the tragic helicopter crash. In the picture, it shows each girl doing something they loved, playing basketball.
It appears all three are in the middle of a youth basketball game and are wearing their Mamba Academy jerseys. It is clear, the passion each of them had for the game.
“Gigi, Payton, and Alyssa ???” Scottie Pippen’s ex-wife captioned the photo.
As we reported, the helicopter was traveling from Orange County, CA on its way to Thousands Oaks when it went down in the hills near Calabasas. The group was heading to a basketball game at the academy.
Onboard the aircraft was Kobe’s Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, Sarah Chester’s 13-year-old daughter Payton, and baseball coach Joh Altobelli’s daughter, Alyssa.
After seeing all three girls together, Holly Robinson Peete posted, “Too Painful.”
“Thanks for showing the other girls love too,” one fan posted on Instagram. “Soo sad? Rest In Peace beautiful angels, Gone way way way too soon,” a few other added.
“The whole world is in pain because of this tragedy ?”..I pray God is with these beautiful girls!” a few comments read.
Many are having the same reaction to seeing this tragic photograph, “Still in disbelief. My heart aches for all the families left behind.”