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Kobe, three years after the departure of a legend

Bryant left a sporting legacy on a world scale with great records and a record difficult to match

On this day, in the year 2020, the NBA and the world of sports in general lost a legend, the legendary basketball player Kobe Bryant, in a helicopter crash.

Along with the 41-year-old star, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna also died, as well as seven other people who were traveling on the aircraft.

Bryant left a sporting legacy on a global scale, in which two Olympic gold medals with the USA team are counted.

Five champion rings with the Los Angeles Lakers, the team with which he played his 20-year career.

Around the world this date is commemorated by fans, athletes, artists and the media.

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He holds the second best record in the NBA with 81 points scored against the Toronto Raptors, he is also the fourth best scorer in the history of the best basketball in the world with 33.643 points.

Being surpassed only by LeBron James, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl Malone.

He played 1346 games. He started 1198 recording 7047 rebounds and 6306 assists.

As if that were not enough, the player was selected 18 times for the All Star.

The basketball legend was inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame in 2021, a year after his departure.

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The escort, was born on August 23, 1978 in Philadelphia, United States. His father, Joe Bryant, was a benchmark for the player after eight seasons in the NBA and another eight in Italy.

In 1996 he was taken in the Draft by the Charlotte Hornets, shortly after he landed in The Lakers, which was his home until his retirement in 2016.

In his farewell game, the Lakers played against the Utah Jazz, and Bryant would leave 60 points scored.

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