Kobe Bryant Will Have Both Numbers Retired

It’s been a debate since he switched from number 8 to 24, what number will the Los Angeles Lakers retire for Kobe Bryant. Well fans finally have an answer, at least according to ESPN’s Romona Shelburne.

Bryant will be the first Laker in team history to have two jersey numbers retired  when they put #8 and #24 in the Staples Centre rafters in December.

The Lakers will have a ceremony to retire Kobe’s jersey on Dec. 18 before the Lakers play the Golden State Warriors.

Bryant dominated in both numbers winning 3 NBA championships in #8 (2000, 2001, 2002) and 2 in #24 (2009, 2010).