Watch: Drake says he gave custom Kobe jacket to Stephen Curry

Saturday March 5th, 2016

Rapper Drake revealed he gave away the custom Kobe Bryant jacket that he wore during the 2016 NBA All-Star Game to Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry. 

The Grammy award winner paid homage to the Black Mamba with customized threads while sitting in the stands in Toronto.

“[Bryant] was kind enough to make me a jacket in collaboration with Jordan and OVO of course,” Drake said on Friday night’s broadcast of the Raptors against the Trail Blazers. “That was a great piece. I actually, funny enough, I gifted that jacket to Steph. Steph’s my guy. We’re family.”

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The jacket featured Bryant in his No. 24 Lakers jersey with the words “Forever Mamba” stitched on the Toronto skyline. 

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