Michael Jordan Can't Bring Himself to Delete Last Texts from Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant(L) and Chicag

Michael Jordan is immortalizing Kobe Bryant by doing what most humans do when a loved one dies: hang onto those cherished last conversations.

The NBA G.O.A.T. revealed he last talked to Kobe Dec. 8, 2019, just weeks before Kobe and the other passengers died in a helicopter crash.

Michael told ESPN their conversation was a quick moment between friends.

He added, "I don't know why, but I just can't delete it."

I fully get what he means. My dad died when I was 20 years old and I wish I had more of him to hang onto. Memories fade over time and I wish I had a saved voicemail of him saying "Hola chinita!" to listen to when I miss him a little extra. Now, I save my mom's voicemails. Except the ones where she's mad at me. She's not allowed to haunt me.

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