NBA legend Kobe Bryant tragically passed away in January 2020 in a helicopter crash.

However, he remains in the hearts of his loved ones forever.

Tuesday, August 23 marked what would have been his 44th birthday.

Kobe’s posthumous birthday was hugely celebrated by fans and loved ones.

His daughter Natalia Bryant uploaded a throwback picture to wish her daddy a happy birthday.

Pau Gasol wrote, “Happy birthday, hermano. Miss you 🐍, always ❤.”

LeBron James uploaded a black-and-white photo of the late athlete

Actress Viola Davis added, “Happy heavenly birthday!! Always missed and always loved.”

Lamar Odom remembered the tight bond they shared both on the court and off court.