In His Own Words: Powerful Quotes From Kobe Bryant

The Lakers legend tragically passed away in a helicopter crash.

Kobe Bryant isn’t only one of the greatest players the NBA’s ever witnessed, but his philosophy surrounding the game is just as legendary.

The Lakers legend had a knack for inspiring people and much of what he said during his life was quotable.

RELATED: Breaking [Report]: Kobe Bryant Dies In Helicopter Crash

In honor of the Black Mamba’s life and legacy, Twitter is grieving by sharing some of his most memorable words. See some of them below.

Kobe Bryant was reportedly traveling with four other people in his private helicopter when it crashed Sunday morning. 

According to TMZ and confirmed by ESPN, emergency personnel responded but no one survived. Five people are confirmed dead, including, according to TMZ, Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter Gianna "GiGi" Maria Onore.

The cause of the crash is currently under investigation.

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