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Kobe Bryant has great response to jersey retirement question

Now that Kobe Bryant has called it quits on his playing career, the discussion of which of his uniform numbers should be hanging from the rafters at Staples Center can ramp up. He isn’t giving any hints which one it might be, though. Bryant, of course, wore No. 8 for the first ten years of his career and No. 24 for the second half. He was great in both. While wearing No. 8, Bryant...
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Kobe Bryant has great line about Lakers jersey retirement

The Los Angeles City Council previously declared Aug. 24 “Kobe Bryant Day,” and on Wednesday, the city and the beloved NBA icon celebrated the tribute. In a way, Wednesday’s festivities provided a perfect way to bookend a yearlong celebration of the Los Angeles Lakers superstar’s phenomenal NBA career. Now arrives the time to put his legacy in its proper perspective, which...
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WATCH: Los Angeles City Declares 'Kobe Bryant Day'

Watch as August 24th is declared as Kobe Bryant Day in the city of Los Angeles.
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City officials declare Kobe Bryant Day in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) Lakers fans packed Los Angeles City Hall chambers to witness the mayor and other officials declare Kobe Bryant Day in honor of the retired NBA superstar. Councilman Jose Huizar said Wednesday's declaration is the city's way of thanking Bryant for his excellence on the court and philanthropic efforts across Los Angeles. Bryant attended with his pregnant wife and...
Via Associated Press
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24 quintessential moments of Kobe Bryant's career

Baller. Global Icon. Selfish. Rapist. Legend. Kobe Bryant has been called those words (and many more) in the 20 years he has been in the public eye. Whatever you want to call him, there is no denying that impact he has had on sports in Los Angeles. After 1,566 games, five championships and a couple of Finals MVPs, the former Los Angeles Lakers guard was honored by the Los Angeles...
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QUIZ: Name every player to win a championship with Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant hoisted the Larry O'Brien Trophy with the Los Angeles Lakers five times during his illustrious career. Can you name every player to have done so with him?
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Kobe Bryant to be honored with his own day in LA on 8/24

Kobe Bryant has been among the more prominent members of the Los Angeles sporting landscape and community for the past 20 years. On Wednesday, the city will honor him in a special way. It was announced on Monday that August 24, 2016 will be “Kobe Bryant Day” in Los Angeles. The date 8-24 was chosen because Bryant, of course, wore both numbers on his uniform during his Hall...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Kobe Bryant starting $100 million venture capital fund

Kobe Bryant has entered the world of finance in a big way. Appearing on Wall Street Monday, the NBA legend announced he’s starting up a $100 million media, technology and data fund. ESPN’s Darren Rovell provided some photos capturing Bryant’s big moment. A bearded Kobe Bryant ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange announcing his new $100M investment pic...
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Kobe Bryant praises Coach K after Team USA wins gold

Kobe Bryant was part of the United States men’s basketball team that won the gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. It was labeled the “Redeem Team,” and its mission was to reclaim the gold medal that the 2004 squad failed to bring home from Athens in 2004. The 2008 Olympics were Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski’s first as U.S. head coach, and he quickly...
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Kobe Bryant offers high praise for Lakers rookie Brandon Ingram

It’s a good time to be a fan of the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers might have just lost Kobe Bryant to retirement, but Brandon Ingram and others look to usher in the next era in epic fashion this upcoming season. It’s a movement with Bryant’s blessing, too. No. 24 sounds mightily impressed with one of the guys tasked with replacing him, per Serena Winters of Lakers Nation:...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

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