Kobe Bryant, 37, known for his krazy handles in the NBA and his 5 championships achieved with the Los Angeles Lakers. Kobe Bryant Retiring early Last night in the 3rd at the Target center in Minnesota against the Timberwolves in the 3rd quarter. Kobe requesting coach Byron Scott bench him, suggesting to Scott that he let the young ones run and D’Angelo Russell, 19, expressed his appreciation to the Vet for the trusted run. Russell, ended the game with his career high of 23 points. OT occurring after Russell Drops an incredible shot to tie. Lakers still losing by one point, closing score 122-123.
Bryant has dedicated his 20 year career to the Los Angeles Lakers, but it’s said all Great things unfortunately come to an end. Kobe, announcing just this past Sunday on The Players’ Tribune website that he will retire after this season, but will the season end sooner then expected? Kobe shares, “This season is all I have left to give. My heart can take the pounding. My mind can handle the grind but my body knows it’s time to say goodbye. “And that’s OK. I’m ready to let you go.” Most laker fans are in disbelief hoping he had some seasons left in him.