The NBA’s oldest player is speaking out.

Only one year and a half separated the two superstars in age, which allowed them to grow together in the league for more than two decades.

Bryant was drafted in 96’, two years prior to Carter, so the two built their share of memories in the NBA.

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On Sunday, which happened to be Carter’s 43rd birthday, Kobe along with eight others were pronounced dead from a helicopter crash.

Carter had a chance to speak with the media about his old friend and shared his favourite Black Mamba memory from their time in the league together.

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