WATCH: Pau Gasol introduces Kobe Bryant before United Center finale

SHARE WATCH: Pau Gasol introduces Kobe Bryant before United Center finale

Some of Kobe Bryant’s best years came with Pau Gasol by his side, so it was fitting that Gasol introduced Bryant prior to the Lakers star’s final game at the United Center.

Pau introducing Kobe during player introductions Beautiful. pic.twitter.com/p7l9v9ijHR — Jahan (@H00PINATI) February 22, 2016

Gasol and Bryant played seven seasons together in Los Angeles, winning a pair of NBA championships in 2009 and 2010. The two remain close friends.

Kobe Bryant says he was ready to look for a home in Chicago at 2007 trade deadlineBryant’s 15 games at the United Center are the least he’s played in any opposing city, but he’s produced no shortage of highlights in Chicago.

His 33-point game against Michael Jordan and the Bulls in 1997 was one that sparked many of the Jordan/Kobe comparisons still heard today.

Kobe Bryant took a picture with P.J. Rose before his final game at the United CenterStats via Basketball-Reference

The Latest
Robert Crimo III showed little emotion as a prosecutor read the names of the dead and asked that he held without bond. The judge agreed.
Pat Fitzgerald continues to keep some of Illinois’ best prep football players close to home.
The move should help a team that’s been hit with plenty of injuries this season.
A Jewish security group says that, after seeing photos of Robert E. “Bobby” Crimo III, a Highland Park rabbi “recognized him” as the man turned away from a Passover service at his synagogue in April.
The Sky’s Candace Parker was on the cover of last year’s edition of the video game series.