Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James is 66 points away from passing Lakers legend Kobe Bryant on the team's all-time assists list. In a recent interview with a sports magazine, Kobe Bryant revealed that his best memory of the night when he passed Michael Jordan on the list was the legend congratulating him. 'The Black Mamba' plans to keep the tradition running and praise LeBron James when that happens. Some days ago, Kobe Bryant had also promised calling James after he passed him on the list.
Kobe’s favorite part of the night he passed Jordan on the all-time scoring list was getting congratulated by MJ.— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) January 21, 2020
Mamba plans to pay it forward when Bron passes him (66 points away).
"It’s nothing but love and respect." ✊
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Kobe Bryant is looking forward to seeing LeBron James pass him on the all-time scoring, and he hopes Lakers fans are, too:— Silver Screen & Roll (@LakersSBN) January 20, 2020
"I bleed purple and gold … we all need to bleed purple and gold." https://t.co/4Hy4rK3OBx pic.twitter.com/dAJEdR1YLU
In a recent interview with a leading American media outlet, Kobe Bryant called LeBron James a true Laker and welcomed him into the family. Bryant also added that James was now a part of the community and everyone should embrace him. He even asked everyone to appreciate James and the athlete that he is. According to Kobe Byrant, James has done something 'truly remarkable'. Both James and Bryant were rivals when James played for the Cleveland Cavaliers. James overtook Michael Jordan to occupy the fourth rank on the all-time field goal list a week ago.