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Lakers Retire Kobe’s Two Jersey Numbers At Half-time Ceremony

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Kobe Bryant with family and LA Lakers officials during a ceremony to retire both the numbers he wore as a Los Angeles Laker at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. (12-18-17).

*Monday night (12-18-17) at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, Lakers legend Kobe Bryant was honored by having both his #8 and #24 jerseys retired and will forever hang on the hallowed walls of the building for fans to see going forward.

As you can imagine, celebs up the kazoo as well as many of the team’s past legends were on hand to give props to Bryant, who retired after the 2015-16 campaign as an 18-time All-Star, a 2008 NBA Most Valuable Player and two-time NBA Finals MVP, two-time NBA scoring champion and two-time Olympic champion.

Here’s the full story via AFP:

Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant was hailed as the “greatest” Los Angeles Laker of all Monday by fellow legend Magic Johnson in a ceremony to retire Bryant’s jersey numbers. The tribute came …

 

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