The basketball legend and 13-year-old Gigi went to the 7am service at the Our Lady Queen of Angels in Newport Beach on Sunday

The service was conducted by Father Anthony Vu, a Vietnamese parochial vicar at the church.

The father and daughter left the church and then boarded the S-76 Sikorsky helicopter to Mamba Academy in Thousand Oaks for Gigi’s basketball practice

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A spokesman for Our Lady of Angels confirmed that Kobe was at the early morning service Sunday

Father Anthony Vu led the service.

Julie Hermes, a spokeswoman for the church told the late basketball legend slipped in at the back of the service and left early to avoid disturbing the other parishioners.

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