Christmas is coming early for Kobe Bryant — the Lakers are planning to retire his jersey before the Warriors game on Dec. 18 … multiple sources tell TMZ Sports.
The Lakers aren’t officially acknowledging it — but the team sent a letter to Lakers season ticket holders advising them to “hold on to your tickets for the game on Dec. 18” for a “special event.”
We’ve made some calls and everyone’s saying the same thing … it’s Kobe’s big night.
The big question … which number will go up in Staples Center — #8 or #24 … or both? (Our money’s on both).
Those tickets are gonna be PRICEY on StubHub.