Kobe Bryant. Photo via npr.org

Dallas Mavericks’ Mark Cuban and Brooklyn Nets’ Wilson Chandler just invested in Art of Sport, a personal healthcare company co-founded by Kobe Bryant.

Art of Sport announced that the company recently raised $6 million in a funding round from investors. The round was spearheaded by investment firm CircleUp Growth Partners, CBNC reported.

Bryant died in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26 that killed nine people in total, including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant. Before his death, Bryant also invested in the sports drink maker Bodyarmor and founded Bryant Stibel in 2013 with Jeff Stibel, a venture capital firm.

According to a research firm, Art of Sport is projected to surpass $750 billion by 2026. “With their momentum, authentic connection to their community and differentiated product offerings, the company is ready to lead the personal care industry into a new era,” said Benjamin Lee,  managing director at CircleUp Growth Partners.


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