Everyone who is anyone among NBA Royalty was out in Los Angeles last night for the ceremony to honor Kobe Bryant and retire both of his No. 8 and No. 24 Lakers jerseys to the rafters.
But nobody was dressed as baller as Allen Iverson.
The Answer didn't wear a suit for the occasion. No, A.I. wore a t-shirt with an image of Kobe holding the Larry O'Brien trophy from what looks like the year the Lakers beat Iverson's Sixers in the NBA Finals.
Tough to see it under all that bling:
Allen Iverson wearing a T-shirt of Kobe holding the trophy after beating him in the Finals is one of greatest signs of respect I've ever seen. Real recognize real #Ko8e24 #LakeShow #Lakers pic.twitter.com/56YW2cKKca— Markese Freeman (@KESE_86) December 19, 2017
Iverson was shown embracing Kobe at one point during the telecast as well:
Maybe it was just a recruiting tactic?
There are a lot of points in this pic— Ave (@SebastianAvenue) December 19, 2017
Kobe Bryant pic.twitter.com/HZ6hd5N8Em
A couple of current Sixers players also showed their respects to Kobe on their social media accounts: