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Kobe Bryant fires up UConn, Stanford with pep talk

The Huskies and Cardinal are used to getting pep talks from their respective coaching staffs. However, on the night before the Final Four starts, both teams received some great words from Kobe Bryant.

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It is always great to get a pep talk to really get ready for a big game. While it is excellent for a program to bring in former players who have played at this level, it is another level, to have arguably the best player in the the past decade direct a speech at you.

For UConn and Stanford, that is exactly what happened when Kobe Bryant sent the respective teams a pep talk on the eve of their semifinal matchup.

The Player’s Tribune released both videos via Twitter: