Cards slugger meets Lakers star prior to Thursday's game in Miami. Credit: Matthew Leach
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Kobe put together a special Nike ID for the Orlando game.
To take on the Bobcats, Kobe will be lacing up the black "Del Sol" shoes.
Kobe Bryant had 26 points on 9-of-21 shooting for the Lakers, who committed 20 turnovers and lost to Charlotte for the seventh time in nine meetings.
Kobe invited Jeremiah Eason, a basketball player from Fort Lauderdale Dillard High School to watch the Lakers play the Miami Heat.