Orange County officials declare August 24 as Kobe Bryant Day
(CNN) -- Orange County's Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to declare August 24 as Kobe Bryant Day.
Bryant wore the numbers 8 and 24 during his NBA career, which is why August 24 was chosen as the date to commemorate Bryant, said Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Michelle Steel.
The NBA legend, who lived in Newport Beach in Orange County, his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and seven others died on January 26, in a tragic helicopter crash.
"A treasured member of our Orange County community, Kobe Bryant was...