Kobe Went #MonsterMamba In The Gym at 4 a.m. After Lakers Announced Jersey Retirement (Photos)

Done at 6am #chinatimezone #4amclub #monstermamba

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Kobe Bryant has officially made it.

The man who spent his childhood dreaming of being drafted by the L.A. Lakers — will have his numbers lifted to the rafters.

Bryant actually was in China when the Lakers made the announcement that they’ll be retiring both his No. 8 and No. 24 jerseys when the team host the Warriors in Los Angeles on Dec. 18.

“As a kid growing up in Italy, I always dreamed of my jersey hanging in the Lakers rafters, but I certainly never imagined two of them,” said Bryant. “The Lakers have bestowed a huge honor on me and I’m grateful for the fans’ enthusiasm around this game.”

Bryant who was aware of the ceremony celebrated the announcement as only he could — posting an Instagram photo of himself in the gym on the same day the news broke.

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