Barring the most miraculous turn of events in NBA history, the Los Angeles Lakers will play their final game of the 2015-16 season two months from now on April 13 against Utah. So, too, will Kobe Bryant, who is in the middle of a farewell tour for the ages. There have been a lot of tributes to Bryant over the last several months as he makes final stops along the way, though the NBA All-Star Game was probably the biggest display of respect toward Bryant.
But easily the strangest display of gratitude for all that Kobe has done undoubtedly goes to Gilbert Arenas, who wants a 10-day contract with the Lakers (April 3 through April 10) so he can essentially ride the bench and have a courtside seat to watch as Bryant finishes out his career. Arenas even said he would pay for the seat, seeing as Kobe’s final game is already sold out. Here’s his plea on his Instagram account (Warning: offensive language):