Via Bleacher Report
Aug. 24—8/24—symbolizes the two jersey numbers that Bryant wore in his career.
Bryant spent his entire career with the Lakers, going to 18 All-Star Games and winning five NBA championships. His 33,643 points rank third on the NBA's all-time list, making him a surefire Hall of Famer when he is eligible.
The creation of Kobe Bryant Day is a well-deserved honor for one of the most accomplished athletes in the city's history.
However, Bryant made it clear Monday he is prepared for a life after basketball by announcing the formation of a $100 million venture capital fund in partnership with investor Jeff Stibel, according to Ken Sweet of the Associated Press. LegalZoom highlights the list of 15 companies that have received early investments from the newly formed Bryant Stibel.
The pair rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange after announcing the fund's creation Monday morning.