LeBron James Breaks Almost 24 Hours Of Silence And Vows To Continue Kobe's Legacy.

American professional basketballer LeBron James, breaks his silence, as he pens an emotional goodbye to his friend Kobe Bryant...

According to "WashingtonPost" LeBron James, has been a close friend to Byrant for so long, since they both came into the NBA straight from high school, and in the summer of 2018, James came to Los Angeles and was seen as the next great Laker star. It was the abrupt, tragic end of a friendship between icons, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James, who have each dominated the NBA as the apparent heirs of Michael Jordan.

James on Monday evening, broke an almost 24 hours of silence as he finally spoke on the death of his friend Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Maria Onore also known as Gigi who died alongside seven others early Sunday morning in a tragic helicopter crash into a hillside in Calabasas.

The helicopter took off from Orange County where Bryant resides on route to a kids basketball tournament at the Byrant's Mamba Sports Academy before its sudden crash.

The 35-year-old wrote on his 57.3 million followers Instagram handle;
"I’m Not Ready but here I go,” 
“Man I am 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! I literally just heard your voice Sunday morning before I left Philly to head back to LA. Didn’t think for one bit in a million years that would be the last conversation we’d have.
“WTF!! I’m heartbroken and devastated my brother!!...continued James.
" Man I love you big bro. My heart goes to Vanessa and the kids. I promise you I’ll continue your legacy man! You mean so much to us all here especially to the Lakers Nation, and it’s my responsibility to put this tragic incidence on my back and keep it going!! 
'Please give me the strength from the heavens above and watch over me! I got US here! 
"There’s so much more I want to say but just can’t right now because I can’t get through it! Until we meet again my brother.... 
Mamba4Life... Gigi4Life!”

Cloud Nine Sports understands that, LeBron James and Kobe Bryant had a phone call late Saturday night after James just passed Bryant on the NBA all-time scoring charts. LeBron passed Bryant had been on third in the scoring chart with 33,655, thats 29 points above Bryant who is now fourth with 33,643 point and Michael Jordan in fifth with 32,292 points, while Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl Malone stays first and second in the scoring chart respectively.
Sources tell that Several other Lakers players listened into call in what would be their final memory of Bryant's voice.

Bryant on the other hand, had sent a Congratulatory message to James via his 15.4 million Twitter handle followers;
"Continuing to move the game forward @KingJames and charting the path for the next. Much respect my brother! #33644.

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