Chargers welcomed to the neighborhood by Lakers legend Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers
Apr 10, 2016; Houston, TX, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward Kobe Bryant (24) steals the ball from the Houston Rockets during the second half at the Toyota Center. The Rockets defeat the Lakers 130-110. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The Los Angeles Chargers received a star-powered welcome to their new home in true L.A. fashion. On the eve of the opening of training camp, Former Los Angeles Lakers star and city legend Kobe Bryant stopped by the training facility to impart wisdom and well-wishes to the city’s newest sports team.


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By all accounts, the future Basketball Hall of Famer’s visit was a hit. Many Chargers players shared their thoughts and appreciation for Bryant’s visit on social media.

While details regarding his exact message to the team were scarce, Bryant, himself, took to Twitter to offer a bit of insight.

One thing is certain…the Chargers have been welcomed to L.A in style. It’s time to get the field. And, Chargers Nation has a famous legend in its corner.

– Mike D’Abate is the Managing Editor for cover32/Chargers and covers the Los Angeles Chargers for cover32.


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