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    16 Pictures Of Kobe Bryant And LeBron James That Prove They Were Truly More Than Just Players On The Court

    Rest in power, Black Mamba.

    On Sunday, it was announced that legendary basketball player and entrepreneur Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash that also killed eight others in Calabasas, California.

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    The day before, Kobe Bryant had just honored fellow player LeBron James for surpassing Bryant to become the third-leading scorer in NBA history. His last IG post was a celebration of that moment:

    1. As tributes continue, here are 16 photos of the dynamic duo that will touch your heart:

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