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Video: Nike Releases Powerful Kobe Bryant Commercial

Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna at a Lakers game.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 17: Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Bryant attend a basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Atlanta Hawks at Staples Center on November 17, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)

The Los Angeles Lakers are putting on a special tribute to Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, today. But people and organizations across the country are also putting on more tributes to the departed NBA legend. Apparel giant Nike is joining in paying tribute with a special commercial about the Black Mamba today.

Ahead of the Lakers' tribute at the Staples Center today, Nike unveiled their Mamba Forever commercial. A black screen with the word "Forever" on the right-hand side stays on the screen as audio plays in the background.

Different words appear as the clips cycle through, noting his time as a child in Philadelphia and Italy before joining the Lakers. After that his various milestones and accomplishments are listed as some of the memorable audio clips continue to play.

The commercial concludes with the words Mamba Forever on the screen.

It's a powerful, tear-jerking commercial despite the lack of images. See for yourself:

Kobe Bryant and his daughter were two of nine victims of a tragic helicopter crash last month.

Tributes to the NBA legend have poured in from around the globe. Those tributes have crossed all barriers in sports, culture, art and music.

His on-court accomplishments include five NBA titles, 18 All-Stars, an NBA MVP, a Slam Dunk Contest win, two scoring titles, two Olympic gold medals, and dozens of other accolades.

Off the court, Bryant was a staunch advocate for gender inclusivity in sports, a philanthropist, and a contributor to the arts.

RIP Kobe, Gianna and all of the other victims.