Lou Williams, along with many others, is mourning the passing of his long-time friend, Kobe Bryant. In this time of pain comes a chance to reflect and remember the good times people shared with the Lakers legend.
Bryant’s competitiveness was just as fierce late in his career as it was early.
Williams revealed that when he told a story following a loss to the Portland Trailblazers years ago. Brant proceeded to take all of his teammate’s Kobe’s – his signature shoe.
“We got blew out in Portland,” Williams recalled on Twitter. “He took everybody Kobe’s and said they couldn’t wear it cause we was soft.”
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This past Sunday, Kobe Bryant was killed, alongside his teenage daughter Gianna and seven other passengers, in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.
Kobe Bryant was beloved by athletes for his ruthless pursuit of excellence. He will truly be missed.