The only debate pertaining to the greatness of Kobe Bryant is which jersey number he was better in. He wore No. 8 for the first 10 seasons of his career before switching to No. 24 in 2006, and each have produced countless episodes of greatness.

Five championships, four scoring titles, an MVP, and an 81-point game will earn you a spot in the rafters with any franchise. But which number should the Lakers retire? The case can be made for No. 8. The case can be made for No. 24. The case can be made for both. Today, we settle the debate.