Stars Honor Kobe Bryant Final Game – See Celebrity Tweets About NBA Superstar
Kobe Bryant plays his final game on Wednesday, and stars are sharing their thoughts and memories of the NBA superstar’s epic 20-year career. See celebrity reactions to Bryant’s last night on the court below.
Bryant’s last day as a Los Angeles Laker has been dubbed “Mamba Day” by Nike, with many of their contracted athletes sporting custom black and gold shoes to honor the player’s retirement. A number of celebrities are also using the “#MambaDay” hashtag in their social media posts about the basketball player. Zendaya tweeted, “You gave us everything…we thank you for that. @kobebryant #MambaDay.” LL Cool J wrote, “You made your dream a reality. @kobebryant Im proud of you. #Godisgreat #mambaday.” Brandy shared a lengthy tribute on Instagram, writing “@KobeBryant I still believe that you have so much left in you, I not only believe it, I know it!!! I wish today wasn’t real. I encourage you to let go and Let God tonight! We are all so very proud of you Bean, you have NOTHING to prove!!! You’re The Greatest!!!!! There will never be another like you. God Bless you and your family.”
Other notable names honoring Bryant include President Bill Clinton, who wrote, “Have a great night, @kobebryant! Thanks for the memories. Looking forward to the future. #MambaDay.” Larry King tweeted, “I’ve known @kobebryant for years. He’s a great talent & a great guy. I’ll miss his presence on the court. Thank you, KB. #MambaDay.” Maria Shriver shared, “My son says @kobebryant has played basketball his entire life & he doesn’t know what to do w/ himself now that he’s retiring I don’t either!”
Numerous athletes are also honoring the NBA star, including Alex Rodriguez.
“To my good friend @kobebryant. Thanks for all of the memories and inspiration. #legend #MambaDay,” he wrote. Muhammad Ali posted, “Congrats @kobebryant on an amazing career. One of the greatest to ever play the game!” And Tiger Woods thanked Bryant, tweeting, “As a diehard @Lakers fan, thank you @kobebryant for all the memories and of course the 5 titles!” As Gossip Cop reported, Bryant announced last fall that this NBA season would be his last.