A five-time NBA champion, Kobe Bryant is a lock to make the Hall of Fame.
But before he could be honored with that induction, the Black Mamba will be immortalized during the ESPYS on Wednesday night when he's presented with the Icon Award by none other than Justin Timberlake.
As part of the special presentation, the pop star will also honor two-time Super Bowl champion Peyton Manning and World Cup champion Abby Wambach with the prestigious Icon Award. Too late to add in Tim Duncan, who announced his retirement earlier today?
Also on hand for the 24th annual ESPYS, live from the Microsoft Theater in downtown L.A., will be the likes of back-to-back NBA MVP Stephen Curry, new Chicago Bulls shooting guard Dwyane Wade, Skylar Diggins and J.J. Watt, to name a few.
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