Kobe Bryant and wife Vanessa are expecting their third child!

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A third 'Baby Mamba' is on the way!

Kobe Bryant will soon be a father of three!

The NBA star, who recently retired after a stellar 20-year career, announced the happy news on Instagram by posting an adorable “Baby Mamba” onesie with a shiny red bow and a pair of super cute Nike Kobe sneakers. “Beyond blessed and excited to share that we are expecting our third baby girl!!! #Blessed #BabyMamba #Thankful,” the 37-year-old dad captioned the photo.

His wife Vanessa shared the exciting news on her own Instagram with the same adorable onesie. The latest addition to their growing brood will be welcomed by big sisters Natalia, 13, and Gianna, 10.

It was back in April when the Lakers star announced that his illustrious basketball career had come to an end. He scored an epic 60 points during his final game and in the interview that followed, he capped it off by saying "Mamba out!"

Happy Birthday to my Gianna, Gigi, Viva Boom. Time has wings. #fatherslove #daddysgirl #babymamba #taurus

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