Kobe Bryant opens up at his final All-Star Game appearance as a player

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On Friday various players from around the NBA gave press conferences, including Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. He some about playing with the young talent that is “tearing the league up” and having the opportunity to talk with many of them as equals on the basketball court.

Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bryant

He also had praise for Toronto, Ontario, Canada, one of his favorite cities to play in when the Lakers are on the road. “It’s cold … it’s really, really cold,” he said, but said “It’s really great to be here.”

Does Kobe Bryant have ambitions of winning the All-Star Game MVP? How does he feel about being at his final All-Star Game as a player? What are his favorite All-Star Game memories from his 18-year career?

For the answers, watch the video from his press conference, by Claudia Gestro, who contributed to this article.

Photos by Claudia Gestro