Kobe to give away two front-row tickets to final Lakers home game
Through a charitable campaign, Kobe Bryant is giving away two front-row tickets to his final NBA game at Staples Center.
As soon as Kobe Bryant announced that he would retire at the end of the season, the prices of tickets to Los Angeles Lakers games skyrocketed. One game in particular, the Utah Jazz's visit to the Staples Center on April 13, is still highly sought after since it would be Bryant's final game in the NBA.
With tickets to his last Lakers home game becoming so pricey, Bryant has partnered with the charitable fundraising platform Omaze to give away two front-row seats while also raising money for charity. Besides sitting front-row, the winners of the contest will get to high-five the Lakers as they take the court before the game.
To enter the giveaway, fans have to donate at least $10 on Omaze. The money collected will be split up three ways to benefit The Kobe & Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation, After-School All-Stars of Los Angeles, and the Positive Coaching Alliance.
“After 20 years as a Laker, April 13 will be a memorable night for me, the team and the fans,” Bryant said in a release. “We are creating an epic experience to benefit three great organizations who bring after school programs and positive coaching to kids in LA.”
A smart idea by Bryant to not only treat two fans to a one-of-a-kind experience but also to raise funds for three non-profits that he cares about. Truly a win-win situation.
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