It was December 2019 and there were well wishes for the holidays in texts between Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. Jordan revealed to ESPN what else was in that exchange. Michael will be inducting Kobe into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday. “I was thinking, at first, I might be a little somewhat nervous about it, but then I realized I’m not going to be nervous about showing emotions for someone I absolutely loved,” Michael said. Inside Edition Digital’s Stephanie Officer explains.