Nastia Liukin had some kind words for NBA star Kobe Bryant.

Kobe passed away three years ago in a helicopter crash.

“I will forever remember every single detail of that day,” Nastia wrote.

Nastia thanked Kobe for “continuing to inspire me every single day.”

She said he also inspires her to become a better person every day.

“Thank you for continuing to teach me what unconditional love truly means,” she continued.

She said he helped her see herself as “WAY more than ‘that gymnast in the pink leotard’.”

“Thank you KB.... Here’s to us all living with Mamba Mentality forever,” she concluded.

Many fans commented on the post with messages of “RIP.”