As a young boy he traveled from Philly to the bright lights of LA,
He was so young that nobody knew his name.
When he got on the court and showed them that he could shoot.
A young boy among men, boy he sure could play.
He left behind such a legacy; the game will never be the same.
Now the whole world knows that young boy became a man,
And Kobe was his name.
BY LENNY JAYNES