Jordan got his fifth crown in 1997, and Kobe Bryant chose the same celebration action as him when he got his fifth crown. Its hard to say whether its Kobe Bryant deliberately imitating the salute or subconsciously doing it. After all, Kobe himself admits that all his basketball actions are from Jordan.
Interestingly, after Kobe Bryant won the fifth crown, he was ambitious to fight for the sixth. At that time, he also got along with a classic advertisement sentence for the football shoes sponsor, shouting to the Brazilian national team: see who wins the sixth championship first.
Unfortunately, Kobes dream of winning the 6th, equalizing and even surpassing the number of Jordans Champions failed to come true. The Lakers failed to trade Paul, and the championship team was broken up. Jacksons team was quickly kicked out. When Bryants Achilles tendon broke in 2013, his career turned.