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Report: Lakers to honor Kobe with ‘Black Mamba jersey’ later in playoffs

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BROOKLYN, NJ - NOVEMBER 06: (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT) Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers in action against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center on November 6, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The Lakers defeated the Nets 104-98. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

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Kobe Bryant had his hands on everything in the Lakers’ organization — even including uniform design.

We may get to see his work again. If the Lakers advance past Portland in the first round of the playoffs at the NBA restart, the team will break out its Black Mamba Jersey — in part designed by Kobe — to honor the Laker legend, reports Brodrick Turner of the Los Angeles Times.

The jersey was co-designed by Bryant and it features a snakeskin print on the outside with black interior and 16 stars on the side panels. The Lakers have won 16 NBA championships, and Bryant played on five of those title-winning teams.

Here’s a look at the jersey Kobe helped design (what is now called the Black Mamba).

Kobe, his daughter Gianna, and seven others died in a helicopter crash in January.