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Kobe bryant is retiring from the nba this season the future hall of famer is one of the best that has ever played the game here are some of the best kobe bryant quotes 16 times in the all-star team (17th is coming this season), fourth on the all-time scoring list, and a holder of dozens of. Kobe bryant (24) gives a thumbs up after a video presentation of his career during the first quarter of a game against the new orleans pelicans on april 8 bryant will play the final game of his. Kobe bryant will go down as one of the nba's all-time hardest workers, from his rigorous workouts, to his dedication to improving himself. — kobe bryant (@kobebryant) july 1, 2014 there may be shades of gray to kobe's version of this story, but it's ridiculous to think he had no say in where he ended up kobe was, and still is, a.
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