If he has been out of this world for more than a year and a half now, Kobe Bryant continues to receive tributes throughout the world of the NBA. The latest is signed Jayson Tatum, who got a tattoo in memory of the Black Mamba. Fans will appreciate!
Died in January 2020 following a helicopter accident, Kobe Bryant has left a monstrous chasm in the hearts of Big League fans. A huge basketball player during his career, the former Laker has notably inspired a whole generation of players. Among these are the finalist Devin Booker, or the double MVP and reigning champion. Giannis Antetokounmpo. Very beautiful people.
If he could never play against him, arriving in the NBA in 2018, Jayson Tatum caught the eye very quickly from the back, who even invited him to train with him. Today one of the best players in the league, Celtic decided to pay tribute to Vino recently. As revealed Bleacher Report, # 0 got a tattoo in memory of Bryant:
Jayson Tatum has a new 24 tattoo to honor Kobe 🙌
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) August 30, 2021
As we can see, JT immortalized the No. 24 of the Mamba at the level of his left knee. A very nice gesture, which has also pleased the vast majority of Boston fans on Twitter. They were quick to express their appreciation, in response to the tweet:
I officially have Tatum over lebron James all time
— Tacko Fall Fan 🍀🪣 (@Celtics_pats) August 30, 2021
I officially put Tatum in front LeBron James in the list of all-time players
— 𝐁𝐮𝐜𝐤𝐬 𝐓𝐚𝐤𝐞 (@Bucks_Take) August 30, 2021
This is respect
Among the few players that Kobe took under his wing, Jayson Tatum was keen to honor his mentor by immortalizing him on his own skin. The proof that despite his tragic death, the five-time champion endures through his immense heritage.