It's going to be a special day all around.
Lakers News: Official Kobe Bryant Statue Release Confirmed for 2023-2024 Season
The Los Angeles Lakers have had a long history of star players coming into their organization. It has been special to watch over the years and has turned the franchise into the most historic in the NBA.
The team likes to immortalize some of its stars in the form of a statue outside their arena. And this season, the Crypto.com Arena will be getting a new piece of history.
It has been announced that the team will be putting a bronze statue of the legendary Kobe Bryant outside the arena on February 8th, 2024. This will be a special day for all involved and has been a long time coming.
The news was announced on Kobe Bryant Day around the city of Los Angeles. It’s only fitting that the news dropped on this day, and it will be a bittersweet moment for everyone involved. He means the world to the city of Los Angeles, and it’s extremely unfortunate that he won’t be able to be around to see the unveiling of the statue.
Bryant is one of the most iconic Lakers of all time, and he deserves the statue. Outside maybe Magic Johnson, Bryant is the best Laker of all time. This statue will be a culmination of his Lakers accomplishments and will likely be an emotional day for the fans.
Bryant’s legacy will live on forever in the hearts of both Lakers and basketball fans all over the globe.
His mamba mentality still plays a crucial role in the game of basketball, and he is forever missed. Players today still talk about him as the person that they looked up to. His impact on the game of basketball is completely immeasurable, and this statue will only enhance that.