Kobe Bryant crashes Taylor Swift show to present her with 'championship' banner

Kobe presents Taylor Swift with Staples Center banner (0:56)

The Lakers' Kobe Bryant surprises "Swifties" at the Staples Center to present Taylor Swift with a commemorative banner recognizing her 16 sold-out shows. (0:56)

Kobe Bryant produced another banner in the Staples Center on Friday night -- only this time he was the presenter.

What an amazing night. Can't wait for the next 4 shows! #1989TourLA

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The five-time NBA champ appeared on stage during Taylor Swift's show to present the pop megastar with a banner recognizing her for the most sold-out shows at Staples.

During her tour, Swift has regularly brought athletes out on stage -- including the World Cup-winning U.S. women's soccer team and Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki prior to Wimbledon -- and Kobe was no different, although his gift was a shocker. And T-Swizzle is often spotted courtside at Lakers games, so it was only right the Mamba reciprocated the love.

They say the first banner is the hardest, Taylor. But now you're only four behind the current "Mr. Laker."