Kobe Bryant attends Drew League championship game

Lakers guard Kobe Bryant talks with Drew League public address announcer Public address announcer George Preciado prior Tuesday prior to the league's championship game. (Via Nike's Twitter account)

Lakers guard Kobe Bryant talks with Drew League public address announcer Public address announcer George Preciado prior Tuesday prior to the league’s championship game between Hank’s Blazers and Kings of L.A. (Via Nike’s Twitter account)

Kobe Bryant didn’t hit a game-winning shot. He didn’t play on the basketball court, since, you know, that surgically repaired left Achilles tendon won’t let him. But the mere sight of Bryant walking into the King-Drew Magnet school gymnasium during the Drew League’s championship game Tuesday yielded more attention that what happened on the court (here’s the brief video via Instagram).

It appeared Bryant’s arrival at the Drew League went unannounced, much like the same way his camp and league officials handled his appearance two years ago in an exhibition game. Fans were then treated to a vintage Bryant performance where he scored 47 points and made a game-winning jumper against James Harden.

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