Since announcing his retirement Sunday night, Kobe Bryant has received love from fans and colleagues alike.
Among those colleagues was former Philadelphia 76ers All-Star, Allen Iverson, who paid tribute to the Lakers player with a heartfelt message.
The messaged thanked Kobe for all he’s done for the NBA, and A.I. thanked him for helping him improve his game.
Allen Iverson's message to Kobe Bryant: pic.twitter.com/HRIJaKPLU9
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 2, 2015
As Kobe’s “farewell tour,” begins, Black Mamba received a standing ovation from his hometown of Philadelphia, along with his framed high school basketball jersey, which was presented to him by famed 76er, Dr. J.
Check out the clips below.