I LOVE how they are keeping Nip’s spirit alive man! Look at this DOPE ASS Memorial! And super fitting as you may know Nipsey loved basketball and was often seen sitting court side at games!
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In the last two weeks, people around the world have dedicated all kinds of things to the life of #NipseyHussle. One of the most recent comes from students at Crete Academy on Sunday. ______________________________________ In honor of Nipsey‘s great impact on the community, the students gathered to unveil his mural painted on the school’s basketball court. Students put together a special dance tribute, participated in a kids’ clinic & had the opportunity to watch an All Star Game in remembrance of Nipsey. ______________________________________ Nipsey’s father and sister were also in attendance, and made remarks during the ribbon cutting ceremony! ______________________________________ Now, Nipsey’s legacy will forever be with the students of Crete Academy! 🙏🏾💙— (📸: @eleven8 | @alwayscivil )
Via TMZ Sports:
Nipsey Hussle will live on in the Crenshaw District with a public basketball court that now bares his image across 78 feet of pavement … which is getting a ribbon cutting Sunday.
A court outside the Crete Academy charter school — which is just blocks away from where Nipsey was killed — is holding an event that’ll unveil the gorgeous mural done by artist Gustavo Zermeno, which was put into motion by Venice Basketball League’s CEO, Nick Ansom.
Ansom told the media that the court was done as a way to pay Nipsey back for all his work in the community. Nipsey was a big sports fan, especially of hoops. Continue reading [HERE].
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