5 Inspiring Kobe Quotes "We all have self-doubt. You don't deny it, but you also don't capitulate to it. You embrace it." "I don't want to be the next Michael Jordan, I only want to be Kobe Bryant." "The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do." "We can always kind of be average and do what’s normal. I’m not in this to do what’s normal." "Haters are a good problem to have. Nobody hates the good ones. They hate the great ones."

Atlanta pays tribute to Kobe Bryant in wake of NBA icon’s death

As the investigation continues into why the helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven other people crashed, the city of Atlanta and its residents continue to pay tribute to the NBA star.

Onboard the helicopter with Bryant and Gianna were Orange Coast College baseball coach John Altobelli, his wife, Keri, and daughter, Alyssa; Christina Mauser; Sarah Chester and her daughter, Payton; and pilot Ara Zobayan.

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Within 24 hours of their deaths, Atlanta was honoring the L.A. Lakers legend. Lights on buildings switched to purple and gold. Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport acknowledged their passing indoors and out. And a mural went up in Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark.

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