The legacy of Kobe

When I was younger, I hated Kobe Bryant.

I didn’t actually hate him as a human, I just hated that he would continuously torch my favorite team. As a Portland Trail Blazers fan, Kobe and the Los Angeles Lakers ripped my heart out of my chest more times than I could remember. 

Whether it was the infamous alley-oop to Shaq in Game 7 of the 2000 Western Conference Finals or . . .

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