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Los Angeles Street To Be Named After Kobe Bryant

The LA Lakers will play their first game since his death on Friday.
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The late Kobe Bryant displayed unique skills on the basketball court
The late Kobe Bryant displayed unique skills on the court

Though he has been snatched away from the by the cold hands of death, the legacy of late star Kobe Bryant will not be easily forgotten and the city of Los Angeles, plans to name a street after him.

TMZ reports that LA City Officials have started a conversation about honoring the late icon and an insider claims an area might be set in Kobe’s honor, possibly right across the Staples Center where he played for two decades.

Plans have not been made official at the moment but progress is expected by next week.

Kobe and his wife Vanessa
Kobe and his wife Vanessa
Kobe's daughter Gianni who died in the crash will also be honored
Kobe’s daughter Gianni who died in the crash will also be honored

The LA are expected to return to the Staples Center on Friday for a match against the Portland Trail Blazers in a game that marks the first team’s first court appearance since Kobe’s death on Sunday.

The team is also planning to honor his daughter Gianni, and the seven others who lost their lives as an investigation into what led to the crash has been launched.

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