Los Angeles Lakers uniform worn in NBA Finals by Kobe Bryant

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Manufactured by
Adidas AG, German, founded 1948
Worn by
Bryant, Kobe Bean, American, 1978 - 2020
Subject of
Los Angeles Lakers, American, founded 1947
National Basketball Association, American, founded 1946
Medium
cloth , elastic
Dimensions
H x W (Jersey, flat): 40 3/16 × 26 3/4 in. (102 × 68 cm)
H x W (Shorts, flat): 21 1/4 × 18 1/8 in. (54 × 46 cm)
Type
jerseys
athletic shorts
sports uniforms
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Place used
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
2008
Description
A basketball uniform, jersey and shorts, worn by Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers for game five of the 2008 NBA Finals. The jersey is white with yellow panels and purple piping and accents. The jersey features appliqué across the front reading [LAKERS / 24] and on the back reading [BRYANT / 24]. The NBA logo is embroidered at the left shoulder. Tags on the jersey at bottom read [SIZE / 54], [CLIMATE], [NBA / AUTHENTICS], [(Lakers logo)], [PLAYER ID / (blank space)], [(Adidas logo)], [LENGTH +4], and [MelGrayGroup / NBA GameWorn / 2007-2008 Season / AM006381]. The shorts are white with yellow side panels and purple accents. The Lakers logo is stitched on the shorts on the left and right flanks and the NBA logo is embroidered at the right hip. Series of tags on the waistband includes [SIZE / 44], [LENGTH +2], and [PLAYER ID / 24], with the [24] handwritten in black marker.
Topic
Athletes
Basketball
Clothing and dress
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kobe Bryant
Object number
2017.12.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions

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