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The Lakers give amazing gifts to babies born on Kobe Bryant's birthday

By James Brown

The Lakers give amazing gifts to babies born on Kobe Bryant's birthday

The Lakers sent a Kobe-themed gift package to any newborns at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital.

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This past Tuesday, August 23rd, was Kobe Bryant's 44th birthday. The whole NBA world came together to wish the legend a Happy Birthday. The Lakers decided to make this day even more special as they decided to gift any newborn baby at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital a Kobe-themed gift, as now they share a birthday with the all-star player.

The gift that the franchise decided to give included Kobe t-shirts for the parents, a Lakers blanket and a No. 8 beanie for the baby. Needless to say, as the babies grow up they are going to celebrate their shared birthday with one of the best players to ever play in the NBA.

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The team also included a letter that read "One of your family's most special days has landed on one of our organization's most celebrated days. On this year's Kobe Day, here's to your next generation of Lakers fans… They've already got a little of the Mamba Mentality in them."

Kobe was one of the best players in NBA history. He finished his career as a five-time NBA champion, two-time Finals MVP, regular season MVP, two-time scoring champion. He also belongs to the Lakers Mount Rushmore as he is the team's top scorer and the only Laker to play 20 seasons with the franchise.

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Many players, former or current, decide to congratulate the all-star player through their social media. That goes to show you how much impact the player had on the league. Also, on Wednesday 24th ‘Kobe Day’, a new mural is going to be revealed, and the ferris wheel,, will shine the numbers 8 and 24 during sunset. 


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