Kobe Bryant’s jersey to be displayed at Smithsonian

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NBA great Kobe Bryant’s jersey from the 2008 season will be displayed at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington.

The jersey is the one he wore when he won his sole regular season Most Valuable Player award.

Bryant, a Los Angeles Lakers icon and five-time NBA champion, was killed in a helicopter crash at the age of 41 in January. His daughter, aged 13, was also in the crash.

Bryant wore the jersey in Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Boston Celtics.

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