Kobe Bryant Picks LeBron James as His Dream Teammate

Where would they have ranked among the Association’s dynamic duos?

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At December 18’s game against the Golden State Warriors, the Los Angeles Lakers will retire two jersey numbers — 8 and 24 — cementing Kobe Bryant’s retirement.

After playing 20 seasons with the Lakers, winning five titles, one MVP award and scoring more than 33,500 points, the mega-star athlete has reserved the right to indulge in some “what-if” hypotheticals. On a recent podcast episode of Holding Court with Geno Auriemma, Bryant reveals to Matthew Moreno that LeBron James is/was his dream teammate. His reasoning:

“He’s a passer first, I’m a scorer, I’m a finisher. ‘Bron is a facilitator by nature and I’m a finisher by nature. Those two styles, I think complement each other extremely well.”

This may come as a bit of a surprise to some as Bryant has long admired Michael Jordan growing up. Even so, the pair would have definitely offered a unique dynamic.

Is KB’s self-assessment accurate? Share your thoughts below, and for more related news, read up on the viral LeBron James & Lonzo Ball convo.

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