Lakers stars LeBron James, Anthony Davis honor Kobe Bryant with new tattoos

first_imgTattoo artist Vanessa Aurelia did the work on both James and Davis, per ESPN’s Dave McMenamin. James shared a video on Instagram of her working on the new tattoo.Appears as if LeBron is getting a snake tattoo to honor the memory of Kobe Bryant. 🙏 🐍(🎥: @KingJames)— theScore (@theScore) January 30, 2020James and Davis addressed Bryant’s death on social media, but they have not spoken publicly since Saturday’s game against the 76ers. James passed Bryant for third place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list that night, finishing with 29 points in a 108-91 loss. Bryant offered a congratulatory message in what turned out to be his final tweet.Continuing to move the game forward @KingJames. Much respect my brother 💪🏾 #33644— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) January 26, 2020The Lakers will face Trail Blazers at the Staples Center on Friday night (10 p.m. ET, ESPN). They were scheduled to play the Clippers on Tuesday, but that game was postponed and will be moved to a later date. Ahead of the Lakers’ first game since the tragic deaths of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others on Sunday, Los Angeles stars LeBron James and Anthony Davis decided to honor the NBA legend by adding new Kobe-inspired tattoos.Prior to Thursday’s team practice, the Lakers were seen training on an outdoor field. James had his shorts rolled up, revealing a tattoo on his left thigh. Photos of the tattoo appeared to show a snake design, a reference to Bryant’s “Black Mamba” nickname, as well as a few words below the snake imagery. LeBron James Reveals Kobe Bryant Tribute Tattoo— TMZ (@TMZ) January 31, 2020LeBron’s new tattoo— Laker Film Room (@LakerFilmRoom) February 1, 2020MORE: Your version of Kobe doesn’t need to match anyone else’slast_img

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