Watch: Paul George Just Honored Kobe Bryant in a Very Interesting Way

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Watch: Paul George Just Honored Kobe Bryant in a Very Interesting Way

The Pacers' All-Star forward's adorable daughter definitely approves.

Published June 15, 2016

Paul George is an unapologetic, unabashed Kobe Bryant stan.

Like many fellow ballers, the Indiana Pacers' All-Star forward flooded his Instagram account with posts saluting the retired NBA legend around the time of his last game two months ago.

But unlike many of his peers, PG-13 took it a step further, naming his brand new pit bull Kobe in honor of the five-time champion and 18-time All-Star. Now, that's love.

Watch as he unleashes the pit, introducing it to his adorable daughter, Olivia, and explains why he named the dog Kobe.

It's the second time in a week that PG has gushed about his fandom for Kobe, as the NBA legend helped him celebrate landing the cover of the upcoming video game NBA 2K17 during an event.

"Grew up watching both of y'all" today was awesome.. Thank you 2k

A photo posted by Paul George (@ygtrece) on

I dreamed of this one! 🙏🏾 #2k17

A photo posted by Paul George (@ygtrece) on

With his beautiful daughter and their new pit bull, Kobe, this Father's Day is shaping up to be a memorable one for Paul George.

Just picture this video with Kobe, the dog, tagging along.

#OliviasDay I love you! #hbd🎂

A video posted by Paul George (@ygtrece) on

What a way to salute a legend!

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Written by Mark Lelinwalla


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