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Yasiel Puig visits Lakers, Kobe Bryant at Dodgers-Yankees game

Kobe Bryant, left, gestures as Yasiel Puig looks on during the fourth inning of the Dodgers' matchup with the New York Yankees at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday.
(Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press)

Kobe Bryant spent Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium and the morning with Yasiel Puig at the Lakers’ practice facility in El Segundo.

Great to talk shop with @MagicJohnson I grew up a Yankee fan but I rep my city!! #LALOVE #dodgers. Rivera and Jeter #purevino #epiclegends — Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) August 1, 2013

Bryant sat with Johnson, one of the Dodgers’ owners, watching the home team fall 3-0 to the New York Yankees.

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Puig used his Instagram account to post a number of pictures from his tour of the Lakers’ facility including a pair with Bryant.

The Dodgers have made a remarkable run to take the lead in the National League West Division, sparked by the emergence of the rookie Puig.

Puig also took photos with nine of the Lakers’ championship trophies and the team’s general manager, Mitch Kupchak.

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Email Eric Pincus at eric.pincus@gmail.com and follow him on Twitter @EricPincus.


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