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Following his final night in Cleveland, Kobe Bryant gave his long-time rival and Nike teammate LeBron James a pair of signed Kobe sneakers.
— Nike Basketball (@nikebasketball) February 11, 2016
During the final seconds of the game, Bryant and James had a heartwarming moment as they hugged each other in front of the Lakers bench to a thunderous ovation from the Cleveland fans.
Before the game James talked about how much Bryant meant to him growing up. This is a moment he will cherish for the rest of his his life.
What a moment 💎 Kobe Bryant and LeBron James hug after their final game in Cleveland. The Cavs crowd gave Kobe a thunderous ovation. So much respect between these two. Many NBA players have told us that both these guys are 2 of the top 3 players ever 🙌🏾🙏🏾👌🏾 #balldontstop #kobefarewelltour #lakers #cavs #kobebryant #lebron #legends #greatness