The legendary basketball players achievements on the court have led him to many wins off the court as well. With the recent announcement of his retirement from the NBA after playing the sport for 20 years with the Lakers.
Bryant’s magnificent career has been highlighted by Los Angeles City Council, and they have decided to show their appreciation for his hard work. The MVP player has received his day in their city, which became his own for years August 24th, now know as ” Kobe Bryant Day.”
“Among his astonishing list of accomplishments, Kobe Bryant’s 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers ranks him No. 1 all-time for NBA players who played for a single franchise, and ‘Kobe Bryant Day’ is the City of Los Angeles’ way of thanking him for his single-minded dedication to excellence, the fans and the entire city and region of Los Angeles,” said L.A. city council member Jose Huizar. “For 20 years, we were all the beneficiaries of Kobe’s incredible talent and legendary work ethic, and on 8-24 we’ll gather to say, ‘Thank you, Mamba.’”
Congratulations to the goat Kobe Bryant.