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LOS ANGELES — The date is 2-8-24, numbers synonymous with Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. It’s only appropriate that the team decided to unveil Bryant’s statue on this date.
The Lakers will officially reveal Bryant’s statue Thursday in a ceremony set to begin at 6 p.m. ET prior to the team’s game against the Denver Nuggets. The Bryant statue will be located at Star Plaza outside of Crypto.com Arena.
Bryant will be the seventh Lakers icon commemorated with a statue. He is joining Elgin Baylor, Shaquille O’Neal, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson, Jerry West and Chick Hearn.