Pau Gasol and his wife, Cat, honored the memory of Kobe Bryant and his family by naming their first-born daughter Elisabet Gianna Gasol, the former Los Angeles Lakers big man announced Sunday. The delivery went really well and we couldn't be happier! Elisabet Gianna Gasol, a very meaningful name for our super attractive daughter!' Gasol said on Instagram with the hashtag #girldad.
The name certainly is meaningful.
Gasol and Kobe won back-to-back championships with the Lakers in 2009 and 2010.
Bryant's wife, Vanessa, celebrated the birth by announcing on Instagram: "My goddaughter is here!"
At the news of Bryant's death, Gasol promised to keep his friend's legacy alive.
The sweet name isn't the only way that Gasol and his wife paid tribute to their friends. "So touched by your request to honor my Gigi ❤Can't wait to hold Elisabet Gianna Gasol".