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Mamba Forever: 5 Pieces Of The Legendary Kobe Bryant's Lasting Legacy That Still Remain

Although the legendary Kobe Bryant is no longer here with us, his legacy lives on. Throughout his life, Bryant was more than just a basketball player. He made history in many ways. In 2018, he made history when his short film — “Dear Basketball” — took home the best short film Oscar at the Academy Awards. To this day, Bryant is the only athlete to win an Academy Award, and he also helped a veteran Disney animator take home his first Oscar, as well. But more than just films, Kobe Bryant was involved in a variety of business ventures. He was also a devoted philanthropist and frequently said that he was grateful that his celebrity allowed him to help other people in need. “Basketball is something that will come and eventually go, the beauty in that is trying to use that time to inspire others and provide some sort of escape for them,” he said, according to People Magazine. “I think that’s something that lives well beyond the game of basketball and is probably most important.” His NBA...