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Kobe Bryant's 40th Birthday Present Is Going Viral

Kobe Bryant with his birthday present.

It's Kobe Bryant's birthday. The former NBA star turned 40 years old today and his family gifted him with something truly special.

What do you get a 40-year-old former superstar athlete? How about a t-shirt.

But not just any t-shirt. No, Kobe's family went all out and gifted the former Los Angeles Lakers star with a shirt that read "39 + (middle finger).

Check it out.

Time doesn't slow down for anyone, not even the five-time NBA champion and two-time NBA MVP. But don't feel too bad for Kobe - he's doing just fine with his post-NBA career.

Earlier this year, Bryant hauled in yet another award. Kobe won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film for his film Dear Basketball. The film also netted Kobe a Sports Emmy earlier in the year.