Kobe Bryant is enjoying his 39th birthday today, tacking on another post-retirement birthday with the family. That hasn’t stopped the NBA from giving Kobe plenty of love, paying their respects to the five-time champion and Los Angeles Lakers legend.
The official NBA History Twitter account may have the best tribute of all, though, stringing together the Black Mamba’s top highlights against each of the 29 NBA teams. Enjoy it in all of it’s glorious down below:
A ferocious competitor, a brilliant clutch performer & 5x @NBA champ; Happy 39th B-Day, @KobeBryant (his best play v each team/career) pic.twitter.com/nmQYsLWlNY— NBA History (@NBAHistory) August 23, 2017
That’s a quick reminder of how consistently great he was over his 20 year career, and why legions of fans shudder at the thought of Kobe Bean Bryant stepping into their arena.