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Sabrina Ionescu, the New York Liberty’s celebrated No. 1 draft pick, iswith some very special people.
Ionescu shared a photo on her Instagram Story showing her surrounded by Kobe Bryant’s family on the couch.
It’s captioned “Good day. 19.08.2020” and “Movie night.” Ionescu appears to be holding 3-year-old Bianka alongside Natalia, 17, and Bryant’s wife, Vanessa. Capri, who turned 1 in June, might have been in bed.
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Natalia re-shared the post on her own story with three red hearts.
Ionescu remains close with Bryant family
Ionescu, 22, had a. They were among nine killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas this past January.
Ionescu, who quickly became at star at Oregon and a sensation in the hoops world, counted Bryant as a mentor. She trained with them and had coached Gianna’s basketball team from time to time. The father and daughter visited an Oregon game last year to see her and after their deaths Ionescu
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She was asked by Vanessa toat the Staples Center. That same night up at Stanford she became the first NCAA Division I player
Ionescu remains close with the family. On Wednesday she shared another photo on her Instagram stories showing new Nikes and a black Bryant No. 24 jersey and tagged Vanessa. Over the past few months they have shared photos of flowers and the like with each other tagged. Ionescu has also visited the family a few times, eventhat had a special Bianka surprise at the end.
Ionescu still rehabbing ankle injury outside of wubble
Ionescu suffered a Grade 3 ankle sprain in the third game of her professional career andThe team said on Aug. 1 she was She left the “wubble” as the WNBA calls its IMG Academy bubble on Aug. 5.
WNBA star Sabrina Ionescu appears to be rehabbing her ankle sprain with Kobe Bryant's family
The WNBA rookie and former Oregon star has grown closer with the Bryant family after eulogizing Kobe and Gigi at their memorial service in February.But now that she's no longer confined to the WNBA's isolated campus at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 draft is using her newfound free time to catch up with some old friends.
If she’s on track for missing only one month, she could return for the Liberty’s final four or five games. It seems unlikely she will return this season, though, and the Liberty are not on track to make the playoffs.
Ionescu shared photos of Brooklyn on Instagram when she first arrived there to see a specialist. She has been quiet since, though she did announce a new partnerships with Body Armor and sent a
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