Monday, August 31, 2015

Video: Kobe Bryant at Lower Merion

Tonight at Lower Merion High School, the gymnasium was dedicated to Kobe Bryant. Bryant, in town with the Los Angeles Lakers for Friday night's game against the 76ers, was present along with teammate Derek Fisher. Both Bryant and Fisher spoke to the crowd of approximately 4,000 (that's my own approximation) along with a half dozen other speakers including Bryant's high school coach, Bryant's high school teammate, and Bryant's English teacher.

Video: Kobe Bryant at Lower Merion

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Tonight at Lower Merion High School, the gymnasium was dedicated to Kobe Bryant. Bryant, in town with the Los Angeles Lakers for Friday night's game against the 76ers, was present along with teammate Derek Fisher. Both Bryant and Fisher spoke to the crowd of approximately 4,000 (that's my own approximation) along with a half dozen other speakers including Bryant's high school coach, Bryant's high school teammate, and Bryant's English teacher.

You can check out the video of Fisher announcing Bryant, which should be embedded below. We'll have more tomorrow after the Sixers/Lakers game, which is the get-away game for the Sixers before hitting the road until Jan. 3. If you want to follow on Twitter, click here: Deep Sixer.

--Kate


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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004 and took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering Temple basketball and football for the previous three years.

Marc Narducci has served in a variety of roles with the Inquirer since beginning in 1983. He has covered the 76ers as a backup and a beat writer. In addition, Narducci has covered everything from the Super Bowl to the World Series and a lot in between.

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