Vanessa Bryant Reacts To Lakers Wearing Black Mamba Uniforms For Game 5

The Los Angeles Lakers are ONE win away from once again being crowned NBA Champions once again.

It was announced today that the Lakers will be wearing the Black Mamba uniforms. With the Black Mamba kits in mind to honor the legacy of Kobe Bryant, the Lakers legend who died in Jan. 2020, Vanessa Bryant made sure to give L.A. some added motivation for Game 5 on Thursday.

Vanessa Bryant “approved” of the Black Mamba jersey in an Instagram Story post on Wednesday evening, adding “Let’s go Lakers. Vanessa saw husband Kobe and daughter Gianna pass away in a tragic helicopter crash nearly nine months ago, taking away two beloved members of her family and the Los Angeles extended family as well in one fell swoop.

The Lakers can win their first title in 10 years with the 2020 playoffs concluding between L.A. and the Heat. Of course, Kobe Bryant won Finals MVP honors that year in his accomplished career with the Lakers, spending 20 years with the historic franchise.

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