Kobe Full Interview on Inside the NBA: Best competitors, Kobe-Stoppers & Favorite Championship

Ernie Johnson sat down with Kobe Bryant to discuss retirement among other topics on Inside The NBA.

Here’s a few highlights from the interview.

  • Picking Jordan and Allen Iverson as best competitors he’s faced
  • Discussing “Kobe stoppers,” saying Tony Allen gave him the most difficulty and gave credit to Bruce Bowen and Raja Bell
  • MJ, Jerry West and Bill Russell being the most influential basketball players
  • Understanding “human nature”
  • 2010 Championship was his favorite
  • Ernie trying to recruit Kobe to join the Inside the NBA crew – Shaq & Kobe together again!