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Kobe Bryant has been signing his fellow athletes' shoes like crazy before retiring

During his final NBA season, Kobe Bryant has been feeling generous. In his farewell tour leading up to his final game Wednesday night, the future Hall of Famer has been autographing messages to other athletes and fans.

Here are 11 times this has happened:

To Draymond Green, with hope that he'll "make history"

To Tony Allen: "The best defender I ever faced."

To Stephen Curry, who asked for the Black Mamba's autograph after the All-Star Game:

To LeBron James:

To Paul George:

To Klay Thompson, for the "pleasure to watch you grow into the player you are."

To Kevin Durant: "Be the greatest."

To Trevor Ariza, who was like "his little brother."

And he's been extending the love to athletes of other sports, too:

To Larry Fitzgerald: "One of the greats."

It was a great night watching Kobe Bryant play the Suns for the last time. #BlackMamba #LegendStatus

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To Alexander Ovechkin, also "one of the all-time greats."

No comment !!!its unbelievable to have this!!!

A photo posted by Alexander Ovechkin (@aleksandrovechkinofficial) on

To DeSean Jackson:

Another Level @kobebryant

A photo posted by Desean Jackson (@0ne0fone) on

Even Lakers coach Byron Scott has approached Bryant, per the L.A. Daily News: "I already talked to Kobe that I want some [signed] shoes and a jersey."