Kobe Bryant went out with a bang last night (Wednesday, Apr. 13), scoring 60 factors in his last NBA game. Some of today’s most significant celebrities gathered in the arena at the Staples Center in Los Angeles to view the iconic shooting guard provide an epic performance throughout his final day as a Laker. Jay Z. Adam Levine. Kanye West and numerous a lot more reacted to the game and reflected on his enviable profession. The L.A. Lakers took residence an additional win final night towards the Utah Jazz, but the 101-96 victory was bittersweet for a good deal of the viewers and players.
The crew celebrated the departure of a single of the most-valued athletes in the sports activities globe. Bryant has dedicated two decades of his daily life to specialist basketball, that is 20 seasons with the Lakers starting up as number eight and finishing as no. 24. Fans who weren’t ready to get court-side seats to the game like Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar and Adam Levine (who was joined by his pregnant Victoria’s Secret Angel wife Behati Prinsloo ), caught the star-studded tribute message that aired during the first-quarter timeout. The clip featured farewells from entertainers like Snoop Dogg. Justin Bieber. Taylor Swift. Justin Timberlake. John Legend. Kanye West and Kim Kardashian-West and Ice Cube.
Die-hard Lakers fan, Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. delivered an unforgettable rendition of the National Anthem on the bass guitar alone. Flea, who also shared his sentiments toward the 37-year-outdated reitred player, was decked out in a matching Lakers fitted cap and sweatshirt.
The adore did not cease there.
A flood of social media posts came pouring in surrounding Bryant’s last game. Nicknamed “Black Mamba,” Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat alike created tags like #ThankYouKobe and #MambaDay.
Verify out how celebrities like Zendaya. Kendall Jenner. Sugar Ray Leonard. T.I. and far more felt about Bryant’s last game under: No strain.
THE Fantastic One particular. @kobebryant.
Thank you for the journey champ. It is I never know what hour and I still can not cease watching these Kobe highlights. 60 piece. And. Mamba Out! #ThankYouKobe #VinoClub