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Game of Thrones Stars Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams Were Left Screaming After Hearing of Bizarre Kobe Bryant Desire

Published 05/19/2022, 7:30 PM EDT

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Kobe Bean Bryant was one of the most beloved basketball players of all time. Be it on the court or off the court, he had an outstanding personality. Kobe was also one of the rare players in modern NBA whose fandom transcended national boundaries. He was as famous in Europe or Asia as he was in the US. But now it looks like even Kobe had his fan moments and probably liked this one character in particular.

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In a resurfaced clip of Game of Thrones actresses Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams, they talked about Kobe. He was a fan of Maisie’s character, Arya Stark. During the interview, the interviewer showed them a clip of Bryant saying, “If I could be on Arya Stark’s kill list, it would be a dream come true.”


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Both the actresses shouted in excitement after seeing that video bit of Kobe. When asked whether she would ever kill Kobe if he was on the list, Maisie replied, “You know, if I have to, I will.

Kobe – The legend who defined an era

Kobe was part of the legendary 1996 NBA Draft. He later became a basketball icon who inspired an entire generation of basketball players who wanted to play the game, the way Kobe played. Kobe was the mid-range assassin who backed himself to make any and every shot in the book.


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He won five NBA Championships with the Lakers throughout his career. Kobe was also a lockdown defender on his day and, honestly, there was nothing on the basketball court that he couldn’t do.


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Early in his career, Kobe formed a dynamic duo with Shaq en route to a three-peat in the early 2000s. After the duo broke up in 2004, Kobe Bryant had to wait for some time before he could finally win another championship in 2009 with Pau Gasol as his running mate this time.

He was one of the most lethal scorers in the game and a once-in-a-generation player. He may have left us early, but his legacy continues to live on. Let us know in the comments below your favorite Kobe moment.

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Written by:

Nirjhar Sharma


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Nirjhar Sharma is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He is a sports enthusiast who follows all major sports and has been watching the NBA for the past 7 years now. A firm believer in the 'Greek Freak' being the best player in the league right now, he believes that the Bucks are primed for another championship run unless the injury bug bites them.
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Arunaditya Aima