How has the NBA impacted your life

throwawaynashville11 1:58 am Fri Oct 16 EDT 2 ups @ 1.00 Removed

When Kobe passed (RIP), everyone, including myself, discussed the impact he had on their life (work ethic, passion, motivation, etc...). What impact has the NBA, players, teams, moments, etc... impacted your life? Has a specific player influenced you in anyway? A team? etc...?