LeBron James Chest Tattoo In Honour Of Lakers Legend Kobe Bryant And Its Meaning

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LeBron James chest tattoo: What is the significance behind Lakers' star's tattoo in honour of mentor and close friend Kobe Byrant who passed away in January?

Written By Daniel Arambur | Mumbai | Updated On:
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LeBron James succeeded Kobe Bryant as the next leader at Lakers after the latter opted to end his trophy-laden career in the NBA. The untimely death of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant definitely impacted the life of LeBron James, who considered the five-time NBA champion as one of his idols. The LeBron James chest tattoo of the famous Black Mamba logo was a clear tribute to his fallen hero, who passed away on January 26, 2020 in a helicopter accident along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant.

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Lakers' stars LeBron James and Anthony Davis both got inked in honour of Kobe Bryant, who was a role model to many NBA stars. LeBron enlisted the help of tattoo artist Vanessa Aurelia to design a permanent tribute to the late NBA legend as he got the Black Mamba logo inked on his body. LeBron James chest tattoo inspired many other Lakers fans to follow suit and get inked in honour of their fallen hero.

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