Kobe Bryant’s death has shocked the world, leaving so many mourning the passing of a basketball legend.
Many referred to him as Mamba and in an interview back in 2016, he said,
To sum up, what Mamba Mentality is, it means to be able to constantly try to be the best version of yourself
From all the testimonials, Kobe Bryant lived by his words, to always be the best version of himself in every way not only basketball. Lamar took to Instagram to share the many memories he had with the late Kobe.
Lamar refers to himself as the Ying to Kobe’s Yang when it comes to the locker room. He even says he would have told God to take him instead of Kobe because of the impact he had in the world.
“These pictures are just the tip of the iceberg of our relationship. He taught me so many things in life that were necessary on and off the court. On the court, he taught me how to carve out defenses and how to take my time. How to make winning my ultimate goal. Off the court, he taught me to sign my own checks lol. Of course, anyone who knows my story knows I’ve suffered a lot of loss but the only loss I can compare this to is when I lost my son. Even though our relationship wasn’t father/son, it was more like him being a teacher and me being his brother. I’m glad I got to be the ying to your yang as far as the locker room was concerned. It was my pleasure. I couldn’t even catch my breath today when I heard this news. I just knew if he was in a helicopter crash he would have been the one to survive. Somehow he would have jumped out and landed on his feet. I’m sitting here thinking about when we would be in practice scrimmaging and you would start the jump ball off with elbowing Sasha in the chest. Like dude, it’s 10:30 in the morning lol. You think watching him play was crazy, you gotta think in practice if you scored like 8-9 buckets throughout the practice you had a great practice. I’ve seen him knock off 13-14 in a row in practice!!!! I’m still waiting for the media to come out and say wrong report. No way God took my brother this early. I know I been through my own stuff in life using drugs and not being good to myself. When I went through that Coma situation if God would have came to me and said we would take me and spare Kobe I would have rather that happened. In honor of my brother, I’m up at 4 am tomorrow to get to the gym! Gigi gone give you buckets!!!! I love you brother 💔🙏🏿😥 ” Lamar posted.
From Kiss 100, we would want to send our message of condolences to Kobe Bryant’s friends and family and may he rest in peace.