Kobe Bryant will sit down with late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel for “Kobe Up Close” a one-night-only event for fans to watch the Lakers star talk about his past, present and future at the Nokia Theatre in LA on Aug. 15. According to the official event listing, fans will “get the chance to see another side of Kobe as he answers questions and recounts some of his favorite stories.”
“I’m excited to sit down with Jimmy,” Bryant said in a statement to ESPN. “And talk about what my fans have been wanting to hear and raise money to help eliminate homelessness in L.A.”
All proceeds from the event support the important efforts of the Kobe & Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Sports Spectacular as they work to eliminate homelessness.
Tickets go on sale Thursday, June 13 at 10 AM (PT) and range in price from $25.00 – $200.00.