Between Tuesday and Kobe Bryant’s final game on Wednesday night, you’ll see an endless stream of tributes to the Los Angeles Lakers legend (and that’s as it should be). But it’s possible none of them will match this awesomeness: Kendrick Lamar — with help from ESPN’s Scoop Jackson — doing a poem about the guard along with some of his greatest shots, posterizings and on-court moments. It also uses beats and some lyrics from Lamar’s untitled 07 off his newest album, untitled unmastered, which makes it even better.
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02 Nov 13
Even if his body tells him otherwise, Phil Jackson still has that itch for coaching. But who knew it would hardly involve basketball? Instead, it entailed giving rapper Kendrick Lamar some advice shortly after releasing a freestyle titled “Control” that contained these lyrics: “If Phil Jackson came back, still no coachin’ me/I’m uncoachable, I’m unsociable.”