Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant will retire upon the completion of the 2015-16 NBA regular season. What lasting memories has he left us with?
The word, “Icon,” is often thrown around without regard for how powerful it truly is. Very few transcend stardom and achieve a level of greatness that not only meets conventional standards, but elevates the bar for others in their field.
Kobe Bryant is an icon.
Bryant’s NBA career can be summarized with just one word: overwhelming. Everything ranging from the expectation of being the, “Next Michael Jordan,” to evolving into the best player in the world left Bryant’s fans in awe and his critics at a loss for words.
Very few players have ever dominated the game quite like Bryant.
Unfortunately, Bryant’s illustrious NBA career will be coming to an end in the near future. 2015-16 will be his final season, as announced in an article he wrote for The Player’s Tribune.
The question is, what have been the most unforgettable moments of Bryant’s NBA career?
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