We were all in shock when we got the news that basketball legend Kobe Bryant had been killed in a helicopter crash with his 13-year old daughter and seven other people, including another teenage girl. They were on their way to a basketball camp for kids in which the two girls were going to participate. Even if you’re not an avid b-ball fan, you know the name Kobe Bryant who played his entire career with the L.A. Lakers.

J.D. Bunkis is the co-host of Good Show on Sportsnet, 590 The FAN and host of Free Association (Sportsnet’s NBA podcast). Mell and Chris talked to him this morning about the impact Kobe Bryant had on the game and outside the court.

In this March 2, 2019 photo, Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna watch the first half of an NCAA college basketball game between Connecticut and Houston in Storrs, Conn. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. Gianna also died in the crash. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
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