Los Angeles Lakers retiring icon and champion Kobe Bryant is donating shoes and backpacks for 12,000 students at Shelby County Schools in Memphis, Tennessee. The donation is going towards the school district’s Shoes for Kids Campaign, which is currently celebrating its 20th anniversary. The Lakers play the Memphis Grizzlies at FedEx Forum tonight (Wednesday) at 8 pm EST.
Side Bar: Grizzlies Center Marc Gasol is inactive due to foot surgery, and is out for the remainder of the season.
Thanks to Jennifer Piglet for the assist!