Pau Gasol, wife name newborn after Kobe Bryant's daughter

Ex-Lakers star Pau Gasol announces birth of daughter, who’s named after Gianna Bryant

Kobe and Gasol have been very close friends with their time together in Lakers, Winning two championships together.

While Kobe Bryant's legacy is sure to live on forever one of his former teammates is trying to make sure his daughter's name is never forgotten. Gasol called it "a very meaningful name for our super handsome daughter" and added #girldad, which trended after ESPN's Elle Duncan spoke about meeting Bryant and how proud he was to be a "girl dad". After that, Gasol announced on Twitter the couple have made a decision to name her Elisabet Gianna Gasol in honor of Gigi.

Pau Gasol and his wife announced the birth of their first child over the weekend.

Vanessa: Kobe's wife Vanessa Bryant also took to Instagram to comment on the photos, stating, 'Love you 3!

Vanessa Bryant posted on her private Instagram account that she will be the godmother of the child.

"Happy birthday brother. Kobe taught us to be better". Trail Blazers fans have also shared their congrats for Gasol and his wife on social media.

'With tears in my eyes today.

Clearly, Pau was devastated with the news and chose to live on by making sure Kobe would not be forgotten for a long time. "He'll be always present with me and with all of us, in certain degrees and different ways".

He played with the Memphis Grizzlies from 2001 to 2008, before moving to the Lakers until 2014 and he most recently played with the San Antonio Spurs and Milwaukee Bucks.



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