Former Los Angeles Laker Pau Gasol and his spouse, Catherine McDonnell, introduced the start of their first little one on Sunday (Sept. 13).
The 2-time NBA champion honored his ex-team mate, Kobe Bryant, by naming her after the basketball legend’s daughter, Gianna Bryant.
“Our infant has lastly arrived!! The supply went rather well and we couldn’t be happier!! Elisabet Gianna Gasol, a really significant title for our tremendous lovely daughter!! #girldad,” the proud papa tweeted.
Bryant and Gianna died tragically on Jan. 26 in a helicopter crash that additionally killed seven others.
The couple selected Kobe Bryant’s spouse, Vanessa Bryant, to be their daughter’s godmother.
“My goddaughter is right here!!!! Congratulations @[email protected] Love you 3 a lot! So touched by your request to honor my Gigi Can’t wait to carry Elisabet Gianna Gasol,” Vanessa Bryant wrote on Instagram.