‘Heartbroken’ LeBron James: I’ll continue Kobe Bryant’s legacy

LA Lakers star LeBron James has penned an emotional tribute to Kobe Bryant as he promised to continue the basketball great’s “legacy”.

James, who joined the Lakers in 2018 after an already glittering basketball career, said he was “heartbroken” by Bryant’s death and revealed he had cried every time he tried to write a tribute to his “brother”.

Former LA Lakers player Bryant – considered one of the greatest basketball players of all time – and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna died with seven other people in a helicopter crash in southern California on Sunday.

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In a post on Instagram, James said: “I’m not ready but here I go. Man I sitting here trying to write something for this post but every time I try I begin crying again just thinking about you, niece Gigi and the friendship/bond/brotherhood we had!

“I literally just heard your voice Sunday morning before I left Philly to head back to LA.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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