Basketball star Kobe Bryant has retired from the game. He made the announcement yesterday Sunday, Nov. 29, writing a love letter to the sport on The Players Tribune website. In the note, the 37 year old wrote, "Dear Basketball, From the moment I started rolling my dad's tube sock and shooting imaginary game-winning shots … I fell in love with you from my mind & body, to my spirit & soul."
The Los Angeles Lakers star made it clear that this will be his last season with the team. "This season is all I have left to give," the 20-year veteran continued. "My heart can take the pounding, my mind can handle the grind, but my body knows it's time to say goodbye."