List of NBA Players Changing Jersey Numbers to Honor Kobe Bryant

TBL Staff
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The tragic and sudden passing of Kobe and Gianna Bryant has hit every member of the basketball community very hard. In honor of the Bryants, several players throughout the NBA have decided to change their jersey numbers; the league usually does not allow for midseason number changes, but are reviewing each player's request on a case-by-case basis. It's hard to imagine them denying any of these players, though.

Here is an updating list of players who have changed their numbers in memory of Kobe Bryant and in honor of his family.

Jersey Numbers Changed in Honor of Kobe Bryant

Spencer Dinwiddie, Brooklyn Nets

Old number: 8. New number: 26.

Terrence Ross, Orlando Magic

Old number: 8. New number: 31.

Quinn Cook, Los Angeles Lakers

Old number: 2. New number: 28.

Moe Harkless, Los Angeles Clippers

Old number: 8. New number: 11.

Markieff Morris, Detroit Pistoons

Old number: 8. New number: 88.

Mason Plumlee, Denver Nuggets

Old number: 24. New number: 7

Jahlil Okafor, New Orleans Pelicans

Old number: 8. New number: 9

On the fence: Kemba Walker, Boston Celtics

Walker is perhaps the most prominent current player to be wearing the No. 8, and has told media members he's considering making the change.

We will update this list if and when more requests are approved by the NBA.

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