Chrome LC attackman Jordan Wolf announced via Instagram on Tuesday afternoon that he would be changing his number from 32 to 33 this upcoming season. The number change is to honor the late, great, Kobe Bryant. Bryant wore the number 33 in high school.
“I am changing my number to 33 this year to honor Kobe Bryant. I want to use this as a opportunity to raise money for the Mamba & Mambacita Sports Foundation which aims to impact kids through athletics; exactly what Kobe did for Lower Merion,” said Wolf in an Instagram post
Wolf, a Philadelphia, Pa. native, went to the same high school as Bryant: Lower Merion.”It’s a basketball school…For me I always had a chip on my shoulder coming from a program (lacrosse) that wasn’t as developed as other high school programs in Philadelphia, or maybe high schools around the country,” said Wolf in a video posted to Instagram. “I love Lower Merion High School. I’m a proud alum.”
The 2019 PLL All-Star played in college at Duke where he was a four-time All-American and a Tewaaraton finalist in 2014 as a senior. He helping to lead the Blue Devils to a national championship in 2014.
Known as one of the fastest dodgers on the planet, Wolf recorded 32 points (16G/16A) last season with Chrome during the regular season.
In the aforementioned Instagram video, Wolf said that Kobe’s mentality, world-renowned as Mamba Mentality, really connected with him when he was growing up.