Lamar Odom reflected on how much Lakers legend Kobe Bryant meant to him during his appearance on Showtime’s All The Smoke podcast with Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson.

Odom got emotional speaking about Bryant’s mindset and constant drive to be great. He mused Kobe was a killer day in and day out, even from the time he woke up and set down for breakfast in the morning.

The former Los Angeles Lakers big man also elaborated on Bryant’s impact off the floor, revealing Kobe offered to help him when he ran into some debt as a result of gambling issues.