It is a historical day for the sport of basketball as Kobe Bean Bryant played the final game of his career and finished strong showing us yet again what it’s all about. Kobe has undeniably been one of the most influential and inspirational people in sporting history. He didn’t always say the words; he went to the hardwood and led by example. Showed what it takes to be great.
As a farewell to Kobe, we countdown #8 best quotes by the basketball community about the magic that the Mamba brought to the game in his 20 year career.