Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were remembered at a public memorial service Monday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
The date, 2/24/20, was selected because of the special meaning attached: Two was the number budding basketball competitor Gianna wore, 24 for Bryant's famous number and 20 was the number of years Bryant was together with his wife, Vanessa.
On the day of the late Lakers legend's memorial, nearly one month after the helicopter crash in which Bryant, Gianna and seven others were killed, tributes from friends and supporters of the star flooded in.
Kevin Hart shared a heartfelt message on social media, reflecting that he is "still having trouble processing" their losses.
"Life is so short & can be taken for granted. Please love while you can..." he urged his followers. "Please communicate with your friends & family while you can....Grudges are whack as hell. Move on & Move beyond."
Jennifer Lopez shared a photo of her nail art devoted to the late father and daughter, captioning her post simply, "24 & 2 💜💛"
Dwyane Wade also shared a tribute to Bryant and his daughter Gianna.
LeBron James posted a tweet remembering the pair as well.
2/24 ♾💜💛— LeBron James (@KingJames) February 24, 2020
Singing group Chloe X Halle shared a poignant message about the fragility of life.
our days are never promised. give love as much as you can, tell the ones you love that you do everyday. gianna x kobe 🙏🏽❤️ pic.twitter.com/ZpZjB5pE2r— chloe x halle (@chloexhalle) February 24, 2020
Ryan Seacrest shared on Twitter: "Another hard day for LA and everyone who grew up watching Kobe. He left behind an incredible legacy that we will celebrate today and every day. Rest in peace #KobeandGianna, and the lives lost on that flight."
Adam Levine shared a video featuring some of Bryant's best moments.
Chadwick Boseman shared a photo featuring himself with the NBA legend. He included the names of the victims of the helicopter crash in the caption.
"John Altobelli, Kerry Altobelli, Alyssa Altobelli, Sarah Chester, Payton Chester, Christina Mauser, Ara Zobayan, Gianna Bryant, Kobe Bryant. Mamba Mentality."
Matthew Cherry shared a clip devoting his Academy Award win to Bryant. "Rest In Peace @kobebryant. May we all have a 2nd act that was as great as his was," Cherry captioned his post.
Several professional athletes also shared tributes remembering Kobe Bryant.
Details of the Kobe and Gianna Bryant memorial service can be found here.