Paul George names his new puppy after Kobe Bryant

Paul George welcomed an adorable new pitbull to his family, and he shared a video of his daughter playing with the happy puppy on Instagram. George decided to pay tribute to one of the greatest players of all time and name the dog "Kobe," out of "respect of the Mamba."

Shoutout my buddies @bullybeachouse for the amazing pitbull! My daughter and I love him as you can tell and I know King can't wait to meet him as well.. Out of respect of the mamba it's only right to name him KOBE! #Legend

A video posted by Paul George (@ygtrece) on

Thanks for everything! From a far, YOU put that ball in my hand as a youngin! #Legend

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