Lakers fans share the significance behind their Kobe attire

Four Lakers fans wearing Kobe Bryant jerseys at Staples Center on Monday night. (Nate Schwartz, MEDILL)

By Nate Schwartz
Medill Reports

On Feb. 10, 2020, two weeks after Kobe Bryant’s tragic death, hundreds of Lakers fans donned Kobe t-shirts and jerseys for the team’s final home game before the All-Star break.

Medill Reports spoke with a few of the fans and asked them to share why Kobe was so meaningful to them.

Photo at top: Four Lakers fans sporting Kobe Bryant jerseys at Staples Center on Monday night. (Nate Schwartz/MEDILL)
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