For so many generations of basketball fans no two players were better. It couldn't be more perfect that Michael Jordan will have the honor of presenting Kobe.

Just announced today (4/15), On May 15, Kobe Bryant will be inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. The official ceremony includes Kobe being 'presented' to the Hall by Michael Jordan.


Kobe and Michael had a very special friendship. We felt even more intense sadness and loss when MJ eulogized Kobe. He is sure to share more stories that will melt us into a great big pile of tears.

From one GOAT to another, what a ceremony to see. When these two names come into a conversation, there is often a portion of the conversation devoted to comparisons. It is dizzying to see their stats calculated side-by-side. You can see for yourself, put it together for us.

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No matter what those incredible statistics say, we were all so incredibly blessed to have had the opportunity to watch Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant play the game of basketball.

The 18-time All-Star and 5-time NBA Champion will be in a Hall of Fame class that includes; Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan and Tamika Catchings.


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