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Kobe Bryant Is "The Greatest to Wear Purple and Gold!"

Last night fans from all over the world celebrated the retirement of Kobe Bryant's No. 8 and No. 24 jerseys at the the Staples Center in Los Angeles. 

NBA legend, Magic Johnson made it known that Kobe Bryant is "the greatest to wear purple and gold."

Kobe Bryant Jersey Retirement

With 20 years under his belt with the LA Lakers, Bryant gave his 14th speech since his retirement back in 2016. As it stands, no other player in NBA history has had more 8-of-24 shooting performances than him. Who would have ever thought an 18-year-old kid from Orange County would mirror the talents of NBA legend, Michael Jordan?

Tyrese took to his IG  account with Drake and Denzel Washington to share their excitement on Kobe's jersey retirement. 

Congrats Kobe!

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