By Matt Furtado/Sports 1140 KHTK

Happy Kobe Bryant Day! (8/24)

It may not be a national holiday, nor is it even recognized in most cities because of the what Bryant was able to do when he came to town, but there should still be a massive amount of respect given to the man on this day.

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Sacramento is one of the cities which hated and loved when Kobe came to town.

The fans hated to see him in Arco/Sleep Train Arena because they knew it would be a tough game for the Kings. They also loved it because they knew something special was going to happen.

Being that it is the first Mamba Day after his retirement, it’s a great time to look back at all of the good times he had against the Sacramento Kings.

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(Warning for Kings Fans: Videos shown may bring back bad memories and/or make you depressed.)

Those moments may have thrilled some, upset others, but one thing is for sure, everyone can respect his game.

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