Bryant will be posthumously inducted alongside Kevin Garnett and WNBA All-Star Tamika Catchings.
Bryant has spoken out about the allegations, calling for disciplinary action and the names of the deputies to be revealed.
The tribute opened with an empty basketball court onstage and featured highlights from the late NBA superstar's career.
The rapper said a talk with his mom convinced him that his reaction to King asking about Kobe Bryant's rape case during her interview with Lisa Leslie was an overreaction.
The public memorial is set for February 24 in Los Angeles.
"God I wish they were here and this nightmare would be over," says the grieving mother.
The treatment of Gayle King over the last 48 hours is a case study in the inability to critique Black women without tearing them down in the process.
The memorial for the Bryants and those lost in last month's helicopter crash is set to take place February 24 at the Staples Center.
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“I’m glad that’s over with,” Fox continued.
The wife and mother released a statement in the wake of losing her husband and daughter tragically this week.
After learning of how proud Kobe Bryant was to have four daughters, fathers unite all over social media in solidarity.
As a committed family man, Bryant always put fatherhood first.