In the day following Kobe Bryant's death, those who knew him and covered his career continued to share their thoughts on the person and player whose life was lost at the age of 41.

Marc Kestecher is the play-by-play voice for the NBA on ESPN Radio and he joined Big Board Sports on Monday morning to lend his perspective on Kobe's career, the player he was and the person he had become as a father and coach.

Kestecher, a Guilderland native, has stories from his time sitting courtside and covering NBA All-Star games.