Kobe died Sunday of a helicopter accident in California, along with his daughter Gianna and seven other passengers.
Although famous for his athletic career, Kobe Bryant won an Oscar in 2018 for the animated short “Dear Basketball”. He chronicles in his 5-minute, 22-second film his childhood and dream of becoming a basketball day on John Williams’ music.
From Barack Obama to Kanye West, Jamie Foxx, Leonardo DiCaprio, Reese Witherspoon or Justin Bieber, numerous personalities have paid tribute to the basketball star.
The 92nd Academy Awards Gala will take place at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood.