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  • You can be mentored by people who aren't alive.

  • 100%.

  • Because the story still lives,

  • these muses are here so it's important to learn from them.

  • Because you realize they are people just like us,

  • they make mistake just like us

  • and they kept going...

  • and we can do the same.

  • You know they say we die twice.

  • Once when the breath leaves our body, and once...

  • when the last person we know says our name

  • And he would be shooting baskets in the dark

  • because they hadn't even turned the lights on yet.

  • He'd be there an hour, two hours before everybody.

  • Everybody would be at breakfast

  • and he would show up fully sweated out

  • like he'd just done three hours of workout before anybody did anything.

  • How much harder will you work in this off season now, to get back to the championship?

  • I push myself to exhaustion.

  • I played game with the flu, I played game with 102F fever man.

  • I made a promise to myself.

  • I was gonna work that hard, every single day.

  • When I do retired...

  • I have no regrets.

  • If I can work that hard

  • everyday...

  • where would my carrera be?

  • From Lower Merion High School...

  • in Pennsylvania.

  • This kid right here,

  • mark my words, is going to be unbelievable.

  • And there you see Kobe Bryant in foreground...

  • the man many have dubbed the next Michal Jordan.

  • He wants it so bad he's willing to go to the extreme,

  • at the age of 34 playing 38 minutes. That's ludicrous.

  • He's coursed as much as I am.

  • He just wants to get to the offensive end and go one-on-one.

  • I'm gonna make his ass work down here.

  • It was fun to be out there.

  • This man played with the broken finger...

  • and won a championship.

  • To Garnett, back to Kobe!

  • 81 point game.

  • Olympic Champion the United States of America.

  • Back to back title for the Los Angeles Lakers.

  • A three-peat and a sweep.

  • The fourth NBA Championship.

  • The LA Lakers the 2010 NBA Champions.

  • Falls down...

  • and he is hurting,

  • but the Lakers need him at the free throw line..

  • My family walks in.

  • I have tears in my eyes.

  • They look at you and stuff and I'm like..

  • "It's all right, the dad's gonna be all right, would be fine"

  • As a parent you gotta set the example.

  • This obstacle cannot define me,

  • it's not going to be resposible for me stepping away for the game that I love.

  • I'm gonna step away on my own terms.

  • We all have sh*t that we go through.

  • We all have things that obstacles that are on our way at some point or another.

  • We all had doubt,

  • but we chose, we chose.

  • Using the darker emotions,

  • the anger, frustration.

  • Sadness.

  • Using this as a weapon.

  • No matter what happens the storm eventually end.

  • And when the storm does end, you want to make sure that you are ready.

  • So I've really learned to put one foot in front of the other,

  • because eventually that storm...

  • passes.

  • Those times when you get up early and work hard,

  • those times when you don't feel like working,

  • you are too tired, you don't want to push yourself, but you do it anyway...

  • that is actually a dream.

  • I didn't know if I can do it..

  • It was my daughter who put things in perspective for me,

  • Gianna she is not 13 and she was like:

  • "well...

  • you always tell us to go for it"

  • We're not on this stage just because of talent or ability.

  • We're up here because of 4 a.m.

  • We're up here because of two-a-days or five-a-days.

  • We're up here because we had a dream and let nothing stand in our way.

  • If anything tried to bring us down,

  • we used it to make...

  • us stronger.

  • We were never satisfied,

  • never finished.

  • We will never be retired.

  • That's how you have to be if you want to be a winner,

  • There is just no way around it.

  • Rest in the end, not in the middle.

  • I took that to heart.

  • My next dream is to be honored one day, for inspiring the next generation of athletes to have a dream,

  • sacrifice for it

  • and never ever rest in the middle.

  • Uncommon amongst uncommon people.

  • A sixty point game.

  • What an exit...

  • for number 24.

  • You couldn't have written this.

  • And the Oscars goes to...

  • Dear Basketball.

  • Yesterday was supposed to be celebratory day,

  • and then we got tragic news about Kobe Bryant

  • and everything changed in a second.

  • Life is short and it's fragile

  • and we don't know how many birthdays we have.

  • Just celebrate life.

  • And...

  • if you haven't told someone you love them,

  • do it now.

  • Do it. Tell people you love them.

  • Call your friends, text your friends. Hug them. Kiss them.

  • And when I took her to the Lakers game,

  • we just had so much fun, because it was first time I was seeing

  • the game...

  • through her eyes.

  • And she had such a great time...

  • as a father... that's all you want.

  • No one knows how much time we have.

  • That's why

  • we must live in the moment,

  • we must enjoy the moment

  • It was her...

  • like she was having such a good time, players would come and say "Hi" to her,

  • Lebron was talking about her fade-away...

  • We must

  • reach and see and spend as much time as we can

  • with our family and friends and people that we love.

  • The most important thing in life

  • is how your career moves and touches those around you.

  • And how it carries for the next generation.

  • And you realize...

  • that's what makes true greatness.

You can be mentored by people who aren't alive.

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Kobe Bryant - Inspirational Video

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