WATCH: Nike honours Kobe Bryant with powerful ad narrated by Kendrick Lamar

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  • Nike has released an advert to honour Kobe Bryant on what would have been his 42nd birthday.
  • The powerful video is narrated by Kendrick Lamar, opening with the line: "Kobe taught us to be better".
  • Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash in January alongside his daughter and seven other passengers.

On Sunday, sports apparel company Nike released a video to commemorate what would have been basketball legend Kobe Bryant's 42nd birthday. 

Kobe died in a helicopter crash in January that also claimed live life of his daughter, Gianna, and seven other passengers.

"Kobe taught us to be better. A better scorer, better mentor, better father, better champion. Today, on his birthday, we continue his endless pursuit of better," Nike tweeted when they shared the ad on Sunday.

The emotional clip is narrated by rapper Kendrick Lamar and includes footage of the Kobe, his daughter, and many other athletes who he has inspired.

Watch the video below:

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