Never seen him like that, was actually a little concerning with this being on the heels of his sister dying too. When he talked about going home at night and dealing with the reality of things he sounded like he’s dealing with depression...which is completely understandable
I always liked Kobe more than MJ because he seemed to fight hard to attain a semblance of happiness OFF the court. In a world that wanted him to have a male heir to pass on his NBA legacy to… Kobe cherished having four daughters. Not bitterly like many men would but openly and eagerly. The way he approached basketball.