With Kobe Bryant hanging up his jersey after one final game with the Lakers on Wednesday, the tributes are pouring in.
The latest comes from TNT’s Charles Barkley, the NBA hall-of-famer who has picked apart Bryant’s game as an analyst for many years. Referring to him as “the great Kobe Bryant,” Barkley called it an “honor and privilege” to watch the Lakers star play.
Bryant is finishing his 20th season with the Lakers on Wednesday. He will retire with five NBA championships.