.@StephenCurry30 gets @kobebryant to sign his jersey after the game. #NBAAllStarTO pic.twitter.com/FEIC8c1boV— TSN (@TSN_Sports) February 15, 2016
There have been stages to Kobe Bryant's retirement year. First came the hating, then the weariness, and now that we're on the back end of the season it all feels somber. There's an appreciation for what Bryant has done for the game and that carried into the All-Star Game. Players are well aware that this is Kobe's last show, so even someone like Stephen Curry wanted a memento to remember it by.
This is going to make for a heck of a talking piece in 20 years' time. One of the greatest ever signing a jersey for someone we could talk about in the same hushed tones.
Before the game, Kobe's kids wanted a picture with Steph.
Respect. pic.twitter.com/9H98xZ5ul5— GoldenStateWarriors (@warriors) February 15, 2016
When it was all done there were some amazing moments between the two that weren't captured on camera.
Great moment between Kobe and Steph described by @KBergCBS https://t.co/nHxdfhAakN pic.twitter.com/Mkk1X0kVuO— Hardwood Paroxysm (@HPbasketball) February 15, 2016
At times I've been weary of the seemingly endless send-off year. Now I don't want it to end.
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