The Next Kobe Bryant: 5 NBA Players Who Were Touted to Carry on the Legacy of Kobe in NBA

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Being the face of the league is not an easy task. But Kobe Bryant did that for more than a decade and inspiring many players during his time in the league.
Today, let's take a look at some of the players that were labeled as the next Kobe Bryant of the NBA.

D'Angelo Russell

Former Los Angeles Lakers player, D'Angelo Russell has a similar scoring prowess like Kobe. As a result, many expected him to fill in the shoes of the NBA Hall of Famer.

DLO's INSANE SCORING ABILITY

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Devin Booker

Currently, there are hardly any players in the league that resembles Kobe's game as much as Phoenix Suns' guard Devin Booker. He can score at will and hit big time shots just like the Mamba

CLOSEST PLAYER TO KOBE BRYANT?

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Kyrie Irving

Ever since entering the league, Kyrie Irving has always displayed his insane skill set in games. He also resembles a young Kobe who had a certain swagger to his game.

BEAUTIFUL SKILL SET LIKE KOBE

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James Harden

During his prime, Kobe used to put up unbelievable numbers from time to time. Similar is the case with Harden, who can score at will and be a nightmare for defenders.

SENSATIONAL SCORER

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Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry has a similar game like Kobe. Both had insanely quick feet and can give a headache to defenders with their scoring and dribbling abilities.

THE BABY FACED ASSASSIN

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