Oscars 2020 honored Kobe Bryant with a fitting tribute Sunday night.
Right after director Spike Lee walked the purple carpet in a accommodate inspired by the Lakers legend, the Academy Awards telecast — which aired live Sunday, February nine, 2020 from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles — celebrated the Lakers legend toward the conclude of the present as component of the once-a-year “In Memoriam” phase.
As Billie Eilish sang “Yesterday” by the Beatles, the montage of individuals who died in the earlier year began with a image of Bryant beside a published quotation of his: “Life is too limited to get bogged down and be discouraged. You have to maintain shifting. You have to maintain going.”
While Bryant is most effective known for his feats on the basketball court, he has the latest record with Hollywood. In 2018, Bryant gained an Oscar in the group of Ideal Animated Short