According to the official website of the National Basketball League (NBA), the official ceremony took place in the United States.

In addition to Bryant, the Hall of Fame includes players Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett and Tamika Catchings, coaches Rudy Tomjanovich, Kim Malky, Barbara Stevens, Eddie Sutton, and manager Patrick Bauman.

On January 26, 2020, a private helicopter carrying Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter on board crashed near Los Angeles.

The pilot and all eight passengers were killed.

Earlier it was reported that Philadelphia became the winner of the NBA Eastern Conference for the first time in 20 years.