LeBron James, who idolized Bryant as a teenager, spoke about how Kobe's career affected his and what the future Hall-of-Famer meant to him and the NBA.
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LeBron reflects on Kobe's career
When asked about his most memorable game with the retiring Lakers legend, the Cavs star cited the 2008 Olympic Gold Medal game: "They went zone on us and we needed to make a big bucket. We swung it around the horn, Kobe caught it on the left wing and shot a 3 with no thought about it." Full Q&A
Lebron regrets not meeting Kobe in Finals
"I didn't hold up my end of the bargain in 2009 for the fans, for us, to meet in the Finals. ... I know the world wanted to see it. I wanted it, we wanted it, he held up his end and I didn't hold up my end, and I hate that. I hate that that didn't happen."
Kobe Bryant's career in photos
Bryant was a fresh-faced kid when the Lakers acquired him on draft day in 1996. Twenty years later, he's a superstar with a swan song. Photos
Amin Elhassan writes an open letter to Kobe Bryant remarking on his career and legacy.
LeBron James says he's truly sad Kobe Bryant is retiring and wishes the two had met in the Finals.
Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith debate if Kobe Bryant is in the NBA's all-time top ten, what will happen when Peyton Manning returns and what Johnny Manziel's real potential is.
Metta World Peace on Kobe Bryant
The Lakers forward joined Jorge & Jen to tell his best Kobe Bryant stories ... including how an ever-studious Kobe learned Spanish just so he knew what the other players on the court were saying. Listen
Kevin Pelton breaks down the Lakers' tricky path to future title contention, including how they should handle D'Angelo Russell, Julius Randle and 2016 free agency.
Lakers F Metta World Peace comments on his decision to return to L.A., Kobe Bryant's work ethic, Bryant's next steps, Bryant's perceived struggles and Lamar Odom's recovery.
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Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer
Pau Gasol was asked what he will remember most about playing with former Lakers teammate Kobe Bryant: "How competitive he is," Gasol said before Monday's game against the San Antonio Spurs. "He'll continue to be no matter what he does. That's just his spirit. He's a hard-working guy. He wants to be the best. He doesn't settle for anything less. He's always going to try to be, and will be, exceptional."
Rueda de prensa de Kobe en español
Kobe Bryant comenta en español sobre su decisión de decir adiós esta temporada. Mirar
Kobe Bryant, una llama competitiva que languidece
Pocos dudaban de que este sería el último año en activo de un jugador que lo ha dado todo por el básquetbol, pero faltaba la confirmación oficial, la cual llegó. Leer
Kobe Bryant tras anunciar su retiro: "Ahora me siento relajado"
La estrella de los Lakers jugará los 66 partidos que le quedan sabiendo que todos y cada uno de ellos tendrán un aroma a despedida después de 20 años en activo. Leer
Lakers @ 76ers
Wells Fargo Center - Tue 12/1