Jayson Tatum wears Kobe Bryant's Celtics draft workout outfit before NBA Finals Game 2

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Tatum channels Kobe Bryant with outfit ahead of Game 2 originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston

Jayson Tatum continues to find new ways to honor his late idol, Kobe Bryant.

The Boston Celtics star showed up to practice on Saturday donning the same outfit Bryant wore to his C's draft workout back in 1996. Check it out below:

It's yet another subtle gesture from Tatum paying tribute to the Los Angeles Lakers legend. He also wore a purple armband with Bryant's No. 24 during Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals vs. the Miami Heat. After the game, Tatum shared a text message he sent to Bryant's phone before tip-off.

"I got you today," Tatum wrote.

Sure enough, he led Boston to its first NBA Finals appearance since 2010, when the C's fell to Bryant's Lakers in seven games.

Tatum and the Celtics went on to beat the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the Finals on Thursday. They'll take a 2-0 series lead back to TD Garden if they can escape San Francisco with a victory Sunday night. Of course, even if they do, you can bet Tatum will replicate Bryant's "job's not finished" mentality.

Game 2 of the NBA Finals is set for an 8 p.m. ET tip-off at Chase Center.