Even in a pandemic, the Kobe mystique thrives with 303 tribute murals ... and counting

Even in a pandemic, the Kobe mystique thrives with 303 tribute murals ... and counting

4:55pm, 24th July, 2020
When Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26, artistic fans expressed their grief by creating huge tribute murals days after the Lakers' star's death. Ardent fan Mike Asner was so moved by what he saw, he created the @KobeMural account on Instagram to map the location of the murals, which now number 200 in Southern California alone.