Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven other passengers in January 2020. Kobe was an NBA and Olympic champion. He was also LA Lakers' highest scoring player ever, netting more than 33,000 points.
Some of his young fans from across the world tell us how he inspired them to play basketball and why they believe his legacy will live on.
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