VIDEO: Kobe Bryant Makes Cameo Appearance In #ProudToPlay
[new_royalslider id=”17″]

The last year in sports has been one of barriers being broken. Jason Collins became the first openly gay player to play in an NBA game, suiting up for the Brooklyn Nets against the Lakers.

— Think You’re The Biggest Lakers Fan? Take The Ultimate Fan Quiz! —

Not long after, SEC Defensive Player of the Year, Michael Sam announced he was gay and became the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL. The video of Sam hearing his name called was one of the most real things anyone will see.

As the fight for equality continues to move forward, the people at #ProudToPlay have come out with a new video featuring a number influential people including Nelson Mandela, President Barack Obama, and Kobe Bryant.

Bryant was a huge public supporter of both Collins and Sam and had some strong words in the video:

We have to be brave to step forward and declare to the rest of the world: This is who I am.

Lakers Nation Store Is Back! Check Out The Latest Gear!

The video also included cameos by openly gay athletes such as Collins, Sam, and Brittney Griner of the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury. Check out the entire video below:

____________________________________________________________________________________________
Kobe Bryant Jealous Of Tim Duncan?


Please enable Javascript to watch this video

You May Also Like

Lakers Video: Kobe Bryant Posts Video Of Daughter Shooting Turnaround Jumper

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant retired from basketball after the 2015-16 season, going out in style as he finished his career with a 60 point game to earn a comeback victory over the Utah Jazz…

VIDEO: Duke’s Brandon Ingram Reflects On Mike Krzyzewski’s Impact On Him

With the Philadelphia 76ers seemingly locked in on taking LSU’s Ben Simmons with the top pick in this year’s draft, all signs point to the Los Angeles Lakers acquiring Duke star Brandon Ingram…

VIDEO Recap: Dwight Howard’s Drama With Former Orlando Teammates

What a week for the Lakers. Wednesday night, the Lakers overcame a…

WATCH: Lakers Fans Boo Kawhi Leonard, Paul George At Clippers Home Game On Opening Night Of 2019-20 NBA Season

When Los Angeles Lakers governor Jeanie Buss implemented sweeping changes in the front office by firing…