Watch Kobe Bryant Surprise Taylor Swift With Championship Banner at L.A.'s Staples Center

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Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant unveils championship banner for Taylor Swift at Staples Center on Aug. 21, 2015.

Kobe Bryant surprised Taylor Swift with a congratulatory banner at Los Angeles' Staples Center Friday night (Aug. 21).

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The L.A. Lakers star gifted Swift with the banner on his home turf during the concert, which reads, "Taylor Swift, Most Sold Out Performances" for her record-setting 16 sold-out shows. Watch below.


We like the #16 here in Los Angeles #1989TourLA @kobebryant @taylorswift

A video posted by STAPLES Center (@staplescenterla) on Aug 21, 2015 at 11:09pm PDT

Bryant pointed to the drop-down banner as fans screamed and before Swift hugged him in gratitude.

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Swift took to Twitter to thank her fans, and Bryant, late Friday night with the caption, "Tonight @kobebryant surprised me with a banner in @STAPLESCenter for the most sold out shows. You did that. Love you."

"My pleasure @taylorswift13 Keep breaking records and changing lives #1989TourLA," Bryant tweeted in reply.

Ryan Tedder and One Republic also joined Swift on stage during the Los Angeles concert. Watch below.



Surprise guest @onerepublic front man #RyanTedder joined @taylorswift on the @staplescenterla stage #1989TourLA

A video posted by STAPLES Center (@staplescenterla) on Aug 21, 2015 at 10:24pm PDT

This article originally appeared in THR.com.