For you haters and non-factors, that means today marks the day the great city of Los Angeles chose to commemorate the greatest basketball player to ever lace up a pair of sneakers – Kobe “Black Mamba” Bryant (shut your face haters).
How do you celebrate such a joyous occasion, simple, here is a guide:
1) Watch the replays of 8 of his best games:
2000 Finals Game 4 vs. Pacers
12 3-pointers against SuperSonics in 2003
2001 Western Conference Semifinals Game 4 – 48 on the Kings
Kobe drops 55 on Jordan (Old Ass Jordan)
Kobe sets the scoring record for Madison Square Garden – 61 points
2006 Western Conference First Round, Game 4 vs Suns – The Dagger
Kobe drops 81 on the Raptors
Kobe outscores the entire Dallas Mavericks through three-quarters
2) Watch Kobe’s best dunks
3) Play this on repeat…..
4) And finally, drink a cold Sprite and reminisce about the good times….