NBA players reflect on the legacy of Kobe Bryant after his death | NBA on ESPN
Zion Williamson, Damian Lillard, Carmelo Anthony, Kawhi Leonard, Trae Young and other NBA players who played on the day of Kobe Bryant's death share their thoughts about the basketball legend and what he meant to them.
✔ Subscribe to ESPN+:
✔ Get the ESPN App:
✔ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on DEsofts:
✔ Subscribe to ESPN on DEsofts:
✔ Watch Latest Episodes on WatchESPN:
✔ Watch ESPN on DEsofts TV:
Get more ESPN Shows on DEsofts:
► First Take:
► SportsCenter with SVP: es/pn/SVPonDEsofts
ESPN on Social Media:
► Follow on Twitter:
► Like on Facebook:
► Follow on Instagram:
Visit NBA on ESPN on DEsofts to get up-to-the-minute NBA coverage, scores, highlights and commentary.
More on

  • MrQuacklingz

    World war ||| Bushfire Coronavirus Now death of kobe and his daugter Thanks 2020

  • SmokeGoodEatGoodLiveGood

    I could just imagine kobe telling and holding gigi saying “were going to be okay, daddy’s got you”😓😓

  • food

    Many many players will play in the nba but only about 3 players will define the legacy of the nba

  • Bubba Jaxx
    Bubba Jaxx

    I’m still trying to wake up

  • Alexander Dela cruz
    Alexander Dela cruz

    January is full of tragedy (australia wildfire - corona virus - iran vs usa - taal volcano erupted - kobe and Gigi death) freakin january

  • The Gman
    The Gman

    Chopper going down Kobe: "hold on to me Gigi, don't let go okay?" Gianna: "Daddy we're falling please daddy do something!" Kobe holds his daughter tight and whispers in her ear Kobe: "Close your eyes baby girl, I won't let go"

  • Ziv Adam paduyos
    Ziv Adam paduyos


  • Arwill Arroyo
    Arwill Arroyo

    The words death and kobe at the same sentence just dont seem real

  • Canna Zavala
    Canna Zavala

    If you sad. Take a shot a for every time a player days um.

  • clientjacob24

    Such devastating news to wake up to, aftér hearing the news and reading a lot of stuff I'm still in denial that I typed "Kobe Bryant is alive" hoping I can find an article saying this all just a fake news or something. This just unreal! I thought to myself when he's still playing in the NBA that how can I cope when he retired, his games brought life into me giving me the motivation to live this tough life, but hearing this news put me in this black hole that seems impossible to get out to. You'll forever be missed Kobe "Bean" Bryant. Hope the days get better after this tough long day.

  • Sergio M
    Sergio M

    Man watching all these guys talk about what Kobe meant to them and how he impacted them really made it sink in. He’s really gone. All of today felt like it just wasn’t real. He was healthy yesterday and was congratulating Lebron on passing him up. Now he’s passed on. Life is crazy and this goes to show you never know what will happen tomorrow. My heart is heavy. My prayers go out to him and his daughter, their family, all the other passengers, the pilots, and their families and friends. This was a sad day. A legend that will never be forgotten. Rest in Peace

  • Matej Nikolovski
    Matej Nikolovski

    Is it just me or zion dont care and he is just saying that like he gives me that vibe

  • Jimmy Larmour
    Jimmy Larmour

    I just slept woke up after cryin all yesterday .. Im up and its still real. I cant believe it kobe were so sorry

  • Oris Nisbett
    Oris Nisbett

    KOBE. King of Basketball everywhere

  • Michael Grey
    Michael Grey

    They're doing to much to get news stories

  • barry hill
    barry hill

    So devastating!. Trae sounds like the Walter whites son

  • I love your vlog
    I love your vlog


  • Tin Tin
    Tin Tin

    Can’t believe this.

  • Trustyourself

    I also feel Bad for Shaq man

  • Bryant kobe
    Bryant kobe


  • cipherP9

    Man, even after his career Kobe was still helping NBA players without asking for a thing in return. It’s amazing that he kept in contact with so many people, even kids of NBA players like Shareef O’Neal. Sad to see him go like this, him and his daughter were seen at games all around the NBA, seems like he was trying to build her into a future star and letting her soak in the experience. I send my respect to everyone who lost their life in this accident.

  • Alexander Dela cruz
    Alexander Dela cruz

    Spencer dinwiddie is hard to watch

  • TheWalrusIsRagu Goo Goo g'marinara
    TheWalrusIsRagu Goo Goo g'marinara

    Most of these guys are just being pc on camera. But Dimwidee, I felt that. Me too brotha, me too. My heart is with you. ♥️

  • bobby Valentino
    bobby Valentino

    Kobe had nore to teach man. His book series For children. His detail break down of players. We did not even get to hear his Hall of Fame speech.... Its jus taken away jus like that.... And i feel the same way Spence feels right now...

  • Real Reynaldo
    Real Reynaldo

    There's no words

  • MissKate Joker
    MissKate Joker

    Lots of love from United Kingdom 💔💔💔

  • Bil Cozbi
    Bil Cozbi


  • TLS

    Dude, even Kawhi has tears in his eyes. And that bloke never shows any emotion, proper heartbreaking

  • man like ming
    man like ming

    A hero, mentor and father figure to so many across the entire planet. When we get old and yell out "KOBE!!", our kids and grandkids are gonna ask what it means.. And we will all say "Greatness". 😪

  • MissKate Joker
    MissKate Joker

    Whole world cry ...💔 I'm not basketball fan but Kobe Bryant and many guys from NBA melted hearts because of their good ❤️

  • Festive Trackers
    Festive Trackers

    Can you even imagine how difficult it was for him in that moment? The moment he knew that not only his own life was about to end, but that of his daughter...a life he helped create. Can you imagine how he felt as a father knowing he couldn't protect her? Can you imagine him holding her, consoling her, telling her he loved her as that helicopter went down? I can tell you, Kobe Bryant's greatest fear was realized today. And it wasn't the fear for his own life, but for that of his beautiful daughter. rest in peace gigi and kobe :(

  • Coolie Bambo
    Coolie Bambo

    Spencer Dinwiddie you know the vibes, do it for the Mamba

  • FD Uchi
    FD Uchi


  • Winglap Li
    Winglap Li

    Please restart 2020

  • DrinkMoWater

    Kawhi being trained by Kobe is hurt still got to stay poised. He feels for bro u can hear it

  • Older General Skywalker
    Older General Skywalker


  • HADES Music
    HADES Music

    Dinwiddie made me cry

  • Domo_ 22er
    Domo_ 22er

    Kobe had a good work ethic , he never took the easy way out and never cried and bitched about anything he was LA

  • Jamarcus King
    Jamarcus King

    The most well spoken I've ever heard Kawhi.

  • TL & Hboogie
    TL & Hboogie


  • Charles ᄑ1Ne
    Charles ᄑ1Ne

    Wish you all KOBE BRYANT24 ❤😇

  • Flow_ Easy
    Flow_ Easy

    I still don't want to believe it. It just feels like a horrible dream 🤦‍♂️

  • A Tem
    A Tem

    i thought it was a hoax, man this is real

  • Abbey Rich
    Abbey Rich


  • The Explosive Hitman The Explosive Hitman
    The Explosive Hitman The Explosive Hitman

    No words to say not a fan of basketball but knew Kobe Bryant was always a legend and legends never die rest in peace 🙏🙏

  • Jordan Merced
    Jordan Merced

    Lebron is gonna be torn apart 😭😢

  • ronnie thornton
    ronnie thornton

    I think the league should continue to go on this year, but the Lakers should automatically get the championship in honor of Mr. Bryant....😥

  • James Wheeler
    James Wheeler

    This hit Trae Young and Kyrie the hardest

  • John Ielmorini
    John Ielmorini

    I've never felt this way about a death of a man I didnt know....The passion and determination to be great at everything he set his mind to makes me want to be a better man. Cherish what you have, live in the present time, and be kind. 8RESPECT24. My heart goes out to all the families and friends of the people lost in this tragedy. ✌❤

  • Travis Pogue
    Travis Pogue

    It took me forever to Believe that he was really retired....this right here just crazy

  • Sunset Island
    Sunset Island

    Today just sucks.

  • Cali love
    Cali love

    Spencers tears tho. .

  • Mico Cuadra
    Mico Cuadra

    We love you so much Kobe. I hope you, Gigi, and your friends are up there enjoying in heaven. Thank you for everything. You will be forever in our hearts. Rest in Peace.

  • Redbeans & Rich
    Redbeans & Rich

    None of this feels real or right. This isn’t supposed to go down like this

  • Deku

    Image someone asking Westbrook what he feels about Kobes death and he answers with "next question" or "did a good job executing"

  • OnlyNoah Clutch
    OnlyNoah Clutch

    I just can’t tell believe how this happened like, how

  • Tweak Jerry
    Tweak Jerry

    Kobe impact will live on forever GOAT 🐐 AKA KOBE

  • Mr Brightside
    Mr Brightside

    you know who`s missing, who`s reaction or words im dying to see, the kid who challenge Kobe on his younger days and ended up being one of Kobe`s disciple, Kyrie Irving i know the story of him leaving the game against knicks after hearing the news but his one of those who really idolises him

  • Michael Cabbigat
    Michael Cabbigat

    Jersey no. 8 vs jersey no. 24

  • Dr. Rick
    Dr. Rick

    Ot was on Vince Carters birthday too😮😔