LeBron James pays tribute to “brother" Kobe Bryant with huge Black Mamba leg tattoo
31 January 2020, 11:15 | Updated: 1 February 2020, 10:25
Los Angeles Lakers basketball player LeBron James has honoured late NBA star Kobe Bryant with a huge leg tattoo.
Lakers basketball player LeBron James has payed tribute to late NBA star Kobe Bryant after he and daughter Gianna tragically passed away in a helicopter crash.
On Wednesday, James, 35, took to his Instagram story to share a boomerang video of tattoo artist Vanessa Aurelia working on a tattoo on his leg.
James captioned the IG story "It's that time again, working with my girl @nessaurelia ! Gang Gang".
Basketball player Anthony Davis, 26, also got a tattoo to pay homage to Kobe Bryant on his leg the following day.
Davis also took to his Instagram story to share a boomerang video of him getting a new tattoo on his leg as well, also from the same tattoo artist as LeBron.
The 26 year-old Lakers basketball player shows his tattoo being done in purple ink, the primary colour of the Lakers.
LebBron debuted his tattoo for the first time on Thursday, during a training session at El Segundo in California.
As the Los Angeles Lakers prepare for their Friday night game against the Los Angeles Clippers, James showed off a new tattoo that pays homage to Kobe Bryant.
The tattoo is of a black mamba, with the words 'Mamba 4 Life' underneath it. The tattoo also features his player number 24.
See photos of the tattoo above.