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It was only a matter of time.
The Los Angeles Lakers will be honoring the great Kobe Bryant by retiring his two numbers #8 and #24 in December as stated in the tweet below.
— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) September 12, 2017
Regarded as one of the best to play the game and often compared to another great (ie. Michael Jordan), Bryant certainly deserves the accolades.
Over his 20-year career with the Lakers, the only NBA team he’s played on, Bryant is a five-time NBA champion, 18-time All-Star, and two-time NBA scoring champion.
If you’re interested in his rookie cards, here’s a few high-end basketball cards that would be great to add to anyone’s collection.
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