Found June 17, 2013 on Los That Sports Blog:

Tweet Yep, you read that correctly. Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is so loved overseas that they gave the still-active icon a statue in China:   You can bet the farm that Bryant will also have a statue outside of Staples Center in Los Angeles — the man IS one of the most accomplished [...]

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