Kobe Bryant to get Hollywood honor

Updated: January 21, 2011, 1:14 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

DENVER -- Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is going Hollywood.

The five-time NBA champion is set to become the first athlete to have his hand and foot imprinted in a ceremony at the world-renowned Grauman's Chinese Theater on Feb. 19, it was announced Thursday. Bryant also is taking a turn at acting in a soon-to-be released short film directed by Robert Rodriguez in conjunction with Nike.

Bryant will join actors such as Marilyn Monroe, Brad Pitt, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Will ...

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