LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles isn’t done saying goodbye to Kobe Bryant just yet.
The recently retired Lakers superstar will be honored by the City Council, which has declared Wednesday “Kobe Bryant Day.”
Councilmen Herb Wesson, Curren Price and Jose Huizar who sponsored the resolution say they chose Aug. 24, or 8/24, because it represents the two numbers Bryant wore during his 20-year Laker career, 8 and 24.
Bryant will be honored during Wednesday’s meeting in the council chambers for his storied Laker career and for his local philanthropy in youth sports and homelessness.
Bryant had a season-long farewell tour before scoring 60 points for the Lakers in his last game at Staples Center in April.