Kyrie Irving said Wednesday that Kobe Bryant should have the new NBA logo, a symbol of a debate on the issue.
“[I don’t care] What does someone say Irving wrote on an Instagram post Adding to all the quotes, with a mockup of the Kobe logo: “Black Kings the Leelivette”.
This is not the first push for Bryant to replace legend Jerry West as the NBA’s new logo.
On January 26, 2020, Bryant and his daughter, Jianna, died in a helicopter crash, along with seven others, with more than two million people signing an online petition for a logo change. From the post of Irving, The petition now has more than 3.2 million signatures As wednesday knight.
Alan Seagal, who created the logo, also said at the time of Bryant’s death that he was open to change it.
“It’s quite obvious that [Bryant] There were highly respected individuals in the players and around the world and this is a very serious matter that should be considered by the league. Siegel told Newsweek.
West, who has not redeemed the logo’s likeness, also said in 2015 that he was open to changing the logo, suggesting Michael Jordan.
The NBA did not change the logo, which has been in use since 1969, because it does not accept that West is the player on the logo, According to yahoo sports report.
Reportedly, the NBA is not thought of as a player because its logo is because there are many players who play an important role in growing the game, it is better to be normal.
Bryant’s life was not without controversy. In 2003, a 19-year-old hotel employee accused the Los Angeles Lakers star, then 25, of raping her in his hotel room in Cordillera, Edwards, in Koldo.
Prosecutors dropped the charges in 2004 after the prosecutor did not testify. A civil case brought against him was settled out of court in 2005 for an undisclosed sum.
Bryant was a statue of Irving, as he grew up in West Orange, N.J., dabbled in YouTube clips of the Lakers icon. They became friends, and soon after winning the 2016 NBA title, the Cavaliers became Irving Faced Bryant from the locker room.