When Kyrie Irving won a championship with the Cavs in 2016, he went back to the locker room and called Kobe to say, “It worked, what you told me to do worked.”
On the day of Kobe's passing, Irving left MSG early to mourn. Rest in peace.
https://t.co/IdKiDfVT7Q via @NetsDaily
RT @NYDailyNews: Kyrie Irving had just nailed the biggest shot of his career, the biggest shot in NBA Finals history, and felt compelled to Facetime his mentor.
Irving and Bryant's bond, by Stefan Bondy. @SBondyNYDNhttps://t.co/TdJ2l9RbDm
RT @MikeAScotto: Kobe Bryant was a mentor and close friend to Kyrie Irving, who didn't play tonight against the Knicks following Bryant's death. Kobe shared a great story about the close bond they had. https://t.co/x6uR6aPTDd