Netease Sports reported on October 8:
They defeated the Heat yesterday and got this year's championship match point. In view of this, they changed their previous decision to wear the black Mamba jersey in the next 5 games.
According to the Lakers’ previous arrangements, Game 2 and Game 7 (if necessary) of the Finals will be worn
According to the Associated Press, if there is still a seventh game in this year’s finals, the Lakers will continue to wear the black mamba jersey. If the game ends within six games, the Lakers will not wear the black mamba in the sixth game. Jersey, because the Heat have to wear a black jersey.
The reason why the Lakers made such a change is simple. They have a greater chance of directly winning the fifth game. They want to dedicate this championship to Kobe. And wearing a black Mamba jersey to win the championship is the biggest tribute to Kobe.
In this year’s playoffs, the Lakers wore black Mamba jerseys and went into battle four times. They were Game 4 against the Trail Blazers in the first round, Game 2 against the Rockets in the Western Conference semifinals, Game 2 against the Nuggets in the Western Conference Finals, and second in the Finals. Field, in these 4 games to maintain a complete victory.
The head of the Lakers star Anthony Davis said that it is their glory to wear a black Mamba jersey. They play with pride every time and show extra energy and effort. Moreover, the Lakers players said that the black Mamba jersey designed by Kobe himself is very good in terms of appearance and comfort.
Lakers finals G5 will wear black Mamba jerseys