Michael Jordan will induct the late Kobe Bryant into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, organizers announced Thursday.
Jordon, who delivered a heartwarming tribute to Bryant at the fallen NBA star’s 2020 memorial service, says Bryant looked up to him like a big brother. “As I got to know him,” Jordan says, “I wanted to be the best big brother I could be.”
The ceremony — which will also see the inductions of Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett and Eddie Sutton, to name a few — is set for May 15th.
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