The Los Angeles Lakers will retire Kobe Bryant’s number– both of them. Bryant wore No. 8 from 1996 through the 2005-06 season before he switched to No. 24. He’ll be the sixth NBA player to have two numbers retired, but the first to have both retired by the same team. BLEACHER REPORT

Wearing No. 24 was the only way he was going to get one over Jordan.


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