Michael Jordan Joked About Becoming A Crying Meme Again At Kobe Bryant’s Farewell Celebration And The Staples Center Crowd Loved It

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Kobe Bryant always looked up to Michael Jordan so it was fitting that Jordan would be speak during Kobe’s farewell celebration on Monday.

Jordan honored Kobe with a heartfelt speech about their little brother-big brother relationship they both had.

“Maybe it surprised people … but we were very close friends,”

“Everyone always wanted to talk about the comparisons between he and I. I just wanted to talk about Kobe.”

“At first, it was an aggravation,”. “But then it turned into a certain passion. This kid had passion like you would never know.

In the middle of the speech, a sobbing Jordan brought a much needed moment of levity during the ceremony when joked about being a crying meme again and the Staples Center crowd loved it.

Brobible sports editor. Jorge is a Miami native and lifelong Heat fan. He has been covering the NBA, MLB and NFL professionally for almost 10 years, specializing in digital media. Email: jorge@brobible.com

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