Skip to main content

Randy Moss sends an emotional message speaking about Kobe Bryant

Randy-Moss (1)

The tragic helicopter accident in which Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and seven other people lost their lives shocked the entire world. During ESPN's show Remembering Kobe Bryant, former NFL star Randy Moss shared his condolences and, at the same time delivered one of the most emotional messages about Kobe ever since he passed away.

Despite being an NFL superstar, Moss is a renowned basketball fan and was close to choosing basketball over football at one point in his life. He is almost the same generation as Kobe Bryant and was able to follow Bryant ever since he came in the NBA straight from high-school. Moss described Bryant as one of the greatest athletes of this generation who unfortunately died too young.

"Kobe Bryant was one of the greatest athletes of our generation. Here comes a young kid straight out of high school and being able to get to the NBA and show us everything we are doing in the backyard, trying to emulate arguably the greatest basketball player. He put a stamp on this world, not just as basketball but as a whole. To have a man like that gone at such a young age."

Scroll to Continue

Recommended Articles

Moss got emotional talking about Bryant, saying that his entire household will forever respect everything he did for the game of basketball. He also believes Bryant is the greatest basketball player that ever lived despite the fact Moss is a big Michael Jordan fan. A lot of people would assume he is saying that only because of Bryant's tragic death, but he stated everyone can check his resume in which he previously described Bryant as the best basketball player to ever live.

"I am a big Michael Jordan fan, but when I say it's mamba forever. If you take politics out of professional sports, I say, Kobe Bryant, to me, is the best and the greatest basketball player, and I'm not saying this since he isn't here. You can check my resume. I love the game of basketball, and Kobe Bryant is the greatest basketball player and no disrespect to any other greats out there. The greatest basketball player I've ever seen dribble a basketball is Kobe Bean Bryant, and God rest his soul."

Allen Iverson created his own path to the NBA that many players after him have looked to follow

'I'm a Sixer for life' - Allen Iverson doesn't understand why the Sixers won't consider giving him a role in the organization

Allen Iverson wanted to help the Sixers but is wondering why nothing has materialized yet to this day.


“It's not a hard shot to learn” — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explains why no player in NBA history has perfected the skyhook

It might not have been passed to one generation after another, but that proves that only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar perfected one of the most iconic signature moves in the history of the sport.

North Carolina Tar Heels former guard Michael Jordan and former head coach Dean Smith

“It was Coach [Dean] Smith's call” — Michael Jordan opens up about what convinced him to declare for the NBA Draft

Michael Jordan's college coach Dean Smith was the one who pushed him to forego his senior year in North Carolina.

Los Angeles Lakers center Vlade Divac

“He enjoyed smoking cigarettes more than shooting free throws in practice” — Vlade Divac was called out for his smoking addiction during his time with the Los Angeles Lakers

While Divac's smoking addiction might've earned him a spot on the Lakers roster, it also certainly rubbed his teammates the wrong way.

Washington Wizards guard Michael Jordan

“One of the bad decisions I made was to go back and play” — Michael Jordan on why he regrets coming back to play for the Washington Wizards

MJ thought he was ”being innovative in my job by going down and evaluating the talent firsthand.” It was the exact opposite.

Matt Barnes on the Ime Udoka suspension - “This situation in Boston is deep, messy and 100 times uglier than any of us thought”

Matt Barnes on the Ime Udoka suspension -“This situation in Boston is deep, messy and 100 times uglier than any of us thought”

Barnes said he got the full scoop of the Udoka situation. and says that the story is deeper and uglier than he was made to believe, although he wouldn't divulge the details of the story