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LeBron James promises to continue Kobe Bryant’s legacy

LeBron James came up against LA Lakers legend Kobe Bryant while playing for Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron James says he is “heartbroken” over the death of Kobe Bryant and promises to continue his fellow basketball great’s legacy.

Bryant and his daughter Gianna were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday.

LA Lakers star James surpassed Bryant to become the NBA’s third-highest scorer of all time on Saturday.

James also played alongside Bryant at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics, helping the United States win two gold medals.

“Man, I sitting here trying to write something for this post but every time I try, I begin crying again just thinking about you, niece Gigi and the friendship/bond/brotherhood we had!” he posted on social media