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Kobe Bryant was basketball's greatest storyteller

Kobe approached his post-basketball life with the same Mamba Mentality he displayed as a player: an unyielding will to motivate the next generation.

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Lakers legend Kobe Bryant: Remembrances and reaction

Find all of ESPN's coverage on Bryant, the Lakers and reaction around the NBA here.

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REACTION TO KOBE'S DEATH

Stephen A.: Kobe was incredibly content with post-NBA life

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Tracy McGrady details how vital Kobe was to the start of his career

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Doc Rivers in tears after hearing about Kobe

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LeBron emotional about death of Kobe

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Dwyane Wade tearful talking about Kobe

Dwyane Wade posts an emotional video to his Instagram story to talk about what he's feeling in the wake of Kobe Bryant's death.

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Geno Auriemma in tears as teams take honorary shot clock violation

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UConn holds moment of silence for Kobe and Gianna Bryant

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UConn honors Gianna Bryant before game

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KOBE BRYANT'S FINAL GAME

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Kobe gives legendary speech after the final game of his career

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THE MAMBA: A LEGEND FOREVER

What fueled Kobe Bryant's obsessions

With intense preparation, study and pride, Kobe embraced his competitive nature.

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'I feel like I've lost a son': NBA legends grapple with Kobe's death

The Los Angeles Lakers legend was a man with limitless possibilities.

Chronicling the career and life of Kobe Bryant

The basketball world won't be the same without Kobe.

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