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NBA renames All-Star Game MVP Award in Kobe’s honor

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The NBA has renamed the trophy given to the Most Valuable Player in the All-Star Game the “Kobe Bryant MVP Award,” league commissioner Adam Silver announced ahead of All-Star Saturday in Chicago.

Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven others died in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26 in Calabasas, California.

Bryant was an 18-time All-Star and won four All-Star MVP awards – 2002, 2007, 2009, and 2011.

Source: theScore