WNBA Selects Gianna Bryant, Alyssa Altobelli, Payton Chester As Honorary Picks During Draft

During Friday’s WNBA Draft, Gianna Bryant, Alyssa Altobbelli and Payton Chester were all selected as honorary picks. The three girls were amongst the nine total people killed in the tragic helicopter crash back in January which also claimed the life of NBA Legend Kobe Bryant. Gianna’s mother, Vanessa, said took to instagram Friday night saying “It would have been a dream come true for her, Kobe and Gigi loved the WNBA, Thank you.” She continued congratulating all of this year’s draft picks saying “Congratulations. Work hard. Never settle. Use that Mamba Mentality.”

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