Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant has announced that he is retiring from the NBA after his 20th season in the league.
“My heart can take the pounding. My mind can handle the grind. But my body knows it’s time to say goodbye,” the 37-year-old athlete wrote in a thoughtful poem in the Players Tribune titled “Dear Basketball.”
“This season is all I have left to give,” Kobe added.
After making the announcement, the Players Tribune website crashed.
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