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Legendary NBA Star Kobe Bryant To Retire At The End Of This Season

The legendary NBA all-star Kobe Bryant has announced that he will retire at the end of this season.

Kobe who has helped the Los Angeles Lakers win five NBA Championships over a 20-year career announced yesterday on the Players’ Tribune website that he will hang up his shows at the end of this season,

‘You gave a six-year-old boy his Laker dream
And I’ll always love you for it.
But I can’t love you obsessively for much longer.
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,’ Kobe said.

Kobe Bryant to hang his boots at the end of the season.

Kobe Bryant to hang his boots at the end of the season.

Nicknamed the Black Mamba, he has two Olympic gold medals, five championship rings, 17 all-star selections and has the second best point game ranking in NBA history.
In his first-person story titled Dear Basketball, the 37-year-old also said,

‘You gave a six-year-old boy his Laker dream’
‘And I’ll always love you for it.’
‘But I can’t love you obsessively for much longer.’

His ready to let go and he just wants everybody to know that so that they can savor every moment they have left together.

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