More than 3 million people sign petition to make Kobe Bryant the NBA logo

More than 3 million people sign petition to make Kobe Bryant the NBA logo

- Basketball legend Kobe Bryant who died in an unfortunate helicopter crash is being pushed to be used as the NBA logo

- The petition was started by Nick Moghtader of and has seen over 3 million people joining the movement

- It is indicated that the motive of the petition is to immortalize the legend forever

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Over 3 million people have signed a petition to immortalize Kobe Bryant, the 41-year-old basketball legend died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, along with his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and seven other people.

According to, the petition is the first mass movement of its kind to top one million so far in 2020.

The petition was started by Nick Moghtader of to replace Jerry West’s likeness with the late Kobe Bryant shortly after news of Bryant’s death.

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Speaking about his motive for starting the massive movement, Moghtader indicated in the writeup that he was motivated to do it in order to immortalize the legend forever.

His own words were:

“With the untimely and unexpected passing of the great Kobe Bryant please sign this petition in an attempt to immortalize him forever as the new NBA Logo"

Reports indicate that the iconic NBA logo was originally designed by Alan Siegel back in 1969. If the petition is granted and the logo is successfully changed, it would bring the logo that has reigned for more than five decades to a sudden halt.

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The managing director of, Michael Jones said in a statement that:

“Nick’s petition is not only the fastest-growing on, but it’s also the first petition of 2020 to top 1 million signatures anywhere in the globe"

In other news, careful studies in recent years have revealed that one of the world's most relevant subjects, mathematics, was invented in Africa and not from the foreign world as many Eurocentric myths have suggested in the past.

According to historical facts, archaeological evidence, and artefacts, lend credence to the origination of mathematics from ancient Africa, more than 25,000 years ago.

A good mass of the historic evidence comes from the mountains of Swaziland and the headwaters of the Nile River in the north-eastern part of Congo.

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