Kobe Bryant was not just a name in the NBA. He was the face of NBA in the 21st century. Since March 2019 to January 2020, Los Angeles lost two of its icons. Nipsey Hussle and Kobe Bryant were more than just public figures. Be it rap or game, they had mastered their fields respectively. Los Angeles Lakers’ star LeBron James posted a picture online paying tribute to the two departed souls. His respect for them was unconditional. LeBron James returned home after two game road trip and got his respects up for the legends.
LeBron took it to Instagram and posted a picture with caption “Wit me every single day when walking my hallways.” This was at the Lindsay Dawn Studios. LeBron James and Kobe Bryant shared a close relationship. However, it is believed that they did not get together well. James being a sentimental person in nature usually lets his emotion out. Kobe Bryant lost his life in a helicopter crash. The whole world mourned for the death of the former Legend. He was a maestro of the game. While James was also close to Nipsey Hussle. The American rapper and social activist had great impact on the generation. LeBron was also the one who vowed to honour Nipsey’s legacy.
LeBron James pays tribute to his good friend Kobe Bryant
Nick Kyrgios paid his tribute to Kobe Bryant. When Bron arrived at LA in 2018, he was rebuilding Kobe’s left legacy. With Lakers he continued where Kobe Bryant left. After a forgetful first season, LeBron James brought home his 4th ring as a Laker. When Kobe’s passing away news aired, the whole of LA was broken down. LeBron and team were in tears. The news rocked the world. Kobe ment the organisation. The Mamba lives forever.
The day after Kobe’s passing, LeBron said, “I promise you I’ll continue your legacy,” and less than 10 months later, he won the title for Kobe. He later posted a tribute on Instagram, with the caption, “Hope I’m made you proud my brother!! Love and miss you Champ!!”