Kobe Bryant discusses LeBron James joining the Los Angeles Lakers' family, Michael Jordan's influence on his career, his relationship with Shaquille O’Neal and some of the toughest matchups he faced over the course of his career, include Tracy McGrady, Vince Carter and Kevin Durant.

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