On January 26, 2020,
, his daughter Gianna, and seven others died in a tragic helicopter crash.
heralded the second anniversary of Kobe's passing with a photo from his 81-point Laker's game.
In the throwback image, the NBA icon kissed his beautiful wife while carrying their firstborn, Natalia.
On Kobe's posthumous 43rd birthday in August, his loving wife tributed him as her eternal love.
Vanessa reached a settlement with Island Express, which provided the helicopter behind the tragic 2020 crash.
Investigations showed that the pilot, Ara Zobayan, flew despite apparent risks due to his passengers' celebrity status.
The lawsuit concluded with a "joint notice of settlement and joint request to vacate discovery deadlines."
The matriarch was traumatized to learn about her husband and daughter's passing online.
Vanessa called authorities callous for disseminating the crash site images "as if they were animals on a street."