Last name Bryant, first name Kobe.
Before Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game, hip-hop superstar Drake was seen wearing a jacket featuring Kobe Bryant’s likeness and the words “Farewell Mamba.”
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Here's a better look at Drake's "farewell Mamba" jacket. https://t.co/09X4YZa6mg2016-2-14 23:35:11
Here's another look:
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Though Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan are representing his beloved Toronto Raptors, Drizzy honored No. 24 during the future Hall of Famer's last All-Star Game.
Bryant will surely appreciate the gesture. After all these years, Drake is still with him shooting in the gym.
-------------Update: March 4, 9:00 pm EST------------------------------
Drizzy paid it forward after its debut in Toronto, gifting the jacket to a good friend of his: Stephen Curry.
The rapper referred to the Golden State Warriors star as "his guy," explaining the story during the Raptors-Portland Trail Blazers game broadcast on Friday:
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Drake going with a "Farewell Mamba" jacket for tonight. #NBAAllStarTO https://t.co/kyjqJ2a1b62016-2-14 23:29:28