Kobe Bryant’s post-NBA career seems to have been more active than when he was actually playing.
But boy, he is enjoying some serious perks, right now.
Such as enjoying his own day in the city of Los Angeles … Therefore, August 24 will be known as Kobe Bryant Day, representing his two squad numbers when he played at the Lakers: 8 and 24.
Via the City of Los Angeles:
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Councilmember José Huizar, Council President Herb Wesson and Councilmember Curren Price, will honor Lakers’ great Kobe Bean Bryant at its City Council meeting Wednesday by declaring August, 24, 2016, “Kobe Bryant Day” in the City of Los Angeles.
“Among his astonishing list of accomplishments, Kobe Bryant’s 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers ranks him No. 1 all-time for NBA players who played for a single franchise, and ‘Kobe Bryant Day’ is the City of Los Angeles’ way of thanking him for his single-minded dedication to excellence, the fans and the entire City and region of Los Angeles,” said L.A. City Councilmember José Huizar. “For 20 years, we were all the beneficiaries of Kobe’s incredible talent and legendary work ethic, and on 8-24 we’ll gather to say, ‘Thank you, Mamba.’”