@ Staples Center – Los Angeles | Starts @ 4pm
Kobe Bryants jersey retirement event will start at 4pm – 7pm on 12/18/17 at Chick Hearns Drive between Staples Center and LA Live. They’ll have a variety of Bryant-themed games, a Ferris Wheel, photo opportunities, branded merchandise and a live D.J. spinning records. The actual ceremony will take place at Half-time during the game with the Golden State Warriors (get tickets below for game/ceremony).
*Here’s a Lifetime Career Highlight Reel of KB:
Check out this great Kobe Bryant tribute graph by the LA Times:
This from an article we wrote the night of his last NBA game:
Kobe Bryant ended his storied career the way we all dream of doing with anything significant in our lives. With excitement, cheer, surprise and electricity! Mamba scored 60pts in his 4 quarters of play against the Utah Jazz. Those numbers would be a career highlight for 95% of the players in today’s NBA. Yet he did it physically battered and in a stage of his life that most consider over-the-hill. Yes, he’s greatly diminished in his jumping ability , off the dribble burst and break-away speed, but he did what greatness does. His passion, commitment and relentless love of the sport fueled him to not only bring the Lakers a victory after trailing most of the game, but it allowed him a final opportunity to surpass our expectations of how to properly end a legacy.
Read the Full Article HERE.
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