The whole world is in shock after the tragic news of Kobe Bryant, and her daughter passing away in a helicopter crash. The retired N.B.A. legend and future Hall of Famer died at the age of 41 just four years after his retirement. The LA Lakers star had attended niTRON 2019, where he talked about the blockchain technology with Justin Sun.
Kobe, was great to have met you in niTROn 2019. Mtg you was one of my life's greatest honor & privilege, I'll forever remember us on stage discussing the future of blockchain. We'll have a moment of silence in your honor during niTROn 2020. R.I.P. pic.twitter.com/oMqU9ZpkKh
— Justin Sun (@justinsuntron) January 26, 2020
The upcoming niTRON summit will be dedicated to Kobe.
Justin Sun also expressed his condolences and grief. He tweeted that meeting Kobe was one of his life’s greatest honor and privilege, and he will forever remember him on stage discussing the future of blockchain. “We’ll have a moment of silence in your honor during niTRON 2020, R.I.P.,” he added. The tragic loss of Kobe has left everyone grieving. Kobe Bryant had also won an Academy Award for his short film Basketball diaries.
Kobe Bryant, 41, the legendary basketball star who spent 20 years with the LA Lakers, passed away today.
Kobe is a member of the TRON Family. As such, we will be dedicating @niTROnSummit's festivities to his legendary life & legacy.
Please share your favorite Kobe memories here pic.twitter.com/Ra8IzFBpbc
— TRON Foundation (@Tronfoundation) January 26, 2020
TRON faces legal troubles
Two former employees of TRON foundation have filed a lawsuit against Justin and Cong Li, lead engineer of TRON and BitTorrent. The former employees have claimed that they faced workplace harassment and other hostilities from Justin and Cong Li. Richard Hall and Lukasz Juraszek are seeking $15 million in damages. Justin Sun or Cog Li have not made any statements on the lawsuit so far. Justin had earlier met with Litecoin founder Charlie Lee to discuss some “secrets.”