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Breakers star RJ Hampton reveals Kobe Bryant-inspired tattoo

Breakers star RJ Hampton has paid tribute to Kobe Bryant in a permanent way, appearing to have the late NBA legend tattooed on his body.

RJ Hampton's Kobe Bryant-inspired tattoo Source: Twitter/RJ Hampton

Having cited Bryant as one of his idols, 18-year-old Hampton this afternoon revealed a freshly inked tattoo of both Kobe and daughter Gianna Bryant on Twitter. 

"Just so wherever I go, they’ll know..." he captioned the photo.

The artist behind the touching tribute has been identified as Auckland-based Hiro, from Ink Rush Tattoos. 

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Officials have also revealed the aircraft did not have a terrain awareness warning system. Source: 1 NEWS

Bryant died earlier this week at the age of 41, killed alongside daughter Gianna and seven others in a tragic helicopter crash in Los Angeles.