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Sports Illustrated To Honor Kobe With Special Issue

Sports Illustrated To Honor Kobe With Special Issue

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Sports Illustrated will be honoring the NBA legend Kobe Bryant with a 100-page tribute issue.

The sports magazine announced through Twitter on Tuesday morning that the special edition will be released Friday, February 7th.

Bryant and eight others lost their life in a helicopter crash on January 26th.  While the cause of the tragedy is still unclear, the National Transportation Safety Board believe weather conditions that day played a huge part in the accident.

For fans who want to get their hands on the magazine, you can now pre order it online at a cost of $15.99 excluding shipping and handling.