My family and I have been sharing Kobe stories. Due to Los Angeles' horrid traffic, Bryant realized that he would often miss out on important moments.
He spent his entire 20-year National Basketball Association career at the Los Angeles Lakers and became one of the most recognisable figures in the United States.
No one has recovered from the news of Kobe Bryant's death.
"It was definitely a highlight of my career...."
Coach "Alto", as he was known, was gearing up to begin his 28th season with the Pirates, who he helped lead to the state baseball championship past year, the release said. It hits home as a father. I was used to seeing and talking to Kobe that - it kills you. "And it can happen so easy".
"You can walk into a local gym at any time and see kids trying to copy Kobe's signature turn-around, fade away jumper calling 'Kobe!' and hoping for nothing but net".
She added that the helicopter has a black box which investigators will seek to recover. Even after Bryant limited Iverson the next time they faced each other, Bryant was mad that one player made him go to those lengths. I'm still waiting for the media to come out and say wrong report.
"[He was an] ultimate competitor, a force to be reckoned with". Howard respected Bryant's toughness, citing the time he stayed in a game, after suffering a torn Achilles, to shoot (and make) two free throws.
"Both of us were going at each other pretty good...."
"For my generation - I'm 35 years of age - all my peers, Kobe was somebody we looked up to and idolised", he told listeners.
"Sometimes I would only go to games just to watch that clock go down to the last 2:00 minutes knowing that we were about to witness something special".
When Walton was introduced as the Kings head coach in April, he referred to Bryant as "the most intense individual I've ever played the game with".
"Everything was about how much everybody was mourning and hurting, and she said it was nice to know everybody was hurting along with us", the grieving husband said.
"When people talk about his mentality, the Mamba mentality, it transcends through all sports", he said. "He's one of the greatest of all-time and super influential", said Morgan.