Pau Gasol introduced Kobe Bryant last night in Chicago

ALL BALL NERVE CENTERKobe Bryant and Pau Gasol were teammates on the Lakers for several years, winning titles together in 2009 and 2010, and becoming great friends along the way. Last night in Chicago, with Kobe finishing up his final season, the Bulls figured out a neat way to pay tribute to Kobe: During pregame introductions, when it was time for Kobe to be announced, the PA announcer handed over the microphone to Gasol and let Pau do the honors for Bryant…

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant gets a warm greeting in Chicago


  1. Jdub says:

    Gasol Is the only allstar who was paired with mamba and seemingly developed a harmonious relationship … Lol

  2. kj says:

    Chicago made an error. Kobe won the NBA Finals MVP 2 times, not 4 times.

  3. Carlos Alfonso Vargas says:

    My upmost respect and well deserve to koby bryant from high school to a phenomenal NBA career to earned 5 NBA titles, what a wonderful way to go out, best of luck and thanks again , you will always be remembered.

  4. George says:

    Bulls understand importance of this season for Kobe and LAL fans as no one else… Everything is very simple, there was MJ and Kobe was his successor… And now? Now NBA will loose its spark, given by these two unbelievable players…

    Thank you Mamba for beautiful years!

  5. Duggu says:

    Kobe is our generation Michael Jordan… Well deserved respect for his accomplishments and competitive nature.