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Sports Aug. 24 is now known as Kobe Bryant Day in Orange County, California

17:36  13 august  2020
17:36  13 august  2020 Source:   usatoday.com

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8/ 24 is now officially " Kobe Bryant Day " in Orange County ! The Orange County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to honor the late " Kobe Bryant was a basketball legend that inspired so many globally to pursue their dreams and taught us that hardwork truly pays off," the resolution says.

Kobe Bryant . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Bryant debuted in the Summer Pro League in Long Beach, California , scoring 25 points in front of a Later in the season, it was reported that Bryant would change his jersey number from 8 to 24 at the start of

In honor of NBA legend and Los Angeles Lakers great, Orange County, California, officials have declared Aug. 24 as Kobe Bryant Day.

Orange County supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to dedicate the day to the 18-time All-Star who died in January in a helicopter crash.

The date was chosen for the two jersey numbers Bryant wore during his 20-year career with the Lakers: No. 8 and 24.

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It's also a day after his birthday. He would have been 42 this year.

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Los Angeles city leaders have declared this Wednesday as " Kobe Bryant Day ," honoring the Los Angeles Lakers icon who played 20 seasons in "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

The Lakers’ Kobe Bryant smiles as he talks to reporters following the Lakers’ victory over the The charge accuses Bryant of “sexual penetration or intrusion and ( that ) he caused submission of the February 2016 – Bryant announces the launch of Granity Studios (formerly known as Kobe Studios)

"A treasured member of our Orange County community, Kobe Bryant was the basketball legend that inspired so many young men and women to pursue their dreams and never give up," said Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Michelle Steel.

Kobe Bryant et al. that are talking to each other: Kobe and Gianna Bryant at the 2019 WNBA All-Star Game. © Stephen R. Sylvanie, USA TODAY Sports Kobe and Gianna Bryant at the 2019 WNBA All-Star Game.

"I'm proposing August 24 to be dedicated to the memory of Kobe Bryant, and all that he brought to Orange County community, which to (sic) strive to live by his words of encouraging those around us to never give up on their dreams," Steel said. "The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do."

Nike also announced it will honor Bryant with "Mamba Week" beginning Aug. 23. It will include product launches and programming. According to ESPN, it will be the first time Nike sells Bryant's shoes or jerseys since his death.

In a news release, Nike said: "During Mamba Week, Nike will champion Kobe’s legacy and the Mamba Mentality that so fittingly represents the athlete and the man through three key efforts: providing a $1 million donation to the Mamba and Mambacita Sports Foundation, amplifying Kobe’s message through the Mamba League and extending Kobe’s legacy of inspiration and innovation through select Kobe products."

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Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash in Southern California on Sunday, officials said. Bryant , who won five championships with the Los Angeles Lakers, is widely considered one of the best players in NBA history. In his retirement, the

Although the California authorities have not publicly identified the victims, their relatives, friends and employers Bryant was a big part of basketball growing outside the United States. Kobe Bryant may not have been the driver of Tuesday promises to be a challenging day in Los Angeles, where the

Bryant won five NBA championships with the Lakers until his retirement in 2016. Both jerseys have been retired.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Aug. 24 is now known as Kobe Bryant Day in Orange County, California

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Nobody except Kobe knows the real answer. Why he picked the number 24 is not really important to me though. I'm not personally a Kobe fan for various reasons, but in the years after he changed his number, he started trying to make his teammates better and also became a slightly better teammate

Subscribe now . Kobe Bryant represented different things to millions of people around the world. To Orange County ’s close-knit girls basketball community, he Like so many in Orange County girls basketball, Norada also spent time with Bryant , 41, in person. She met him last year in a scrimmage


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