Vanessa Bryant thanks Warriors for Mambacita honor to Gianna

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The Warriors prior to their game vs. the Houston Rockets on Saturday night paid tribute to the late Gianna Bryant.

It was an awesome gesture, and Vanessa Bryant -- Gianna's mom and Kobe's widow -- thanked the Warriors in an Instagram post.

The entire team arrived at the Toyota Center wearing matching “Mambacita” outfits.

“It’s tough because it’s obviously a reminder of what happened, but it’s also a celebration of Gianna’s life and what the game of basketball meant to her and carrying that legacy on in her honor,” Curry told the media after Golden State's win in Houston. “I was honored, and I know the whole team was to be a part of celebrating her.

"The foundation’s going to do some amazing work in her honor.”

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