Saudi Twitter reacts to news of Kobe Bryant dying in helicopter crash

Los Angeles Lakers forward Kobe Bryant (24) drives against Indiana Pacers forward Paul George. (File photo: AP)

Following the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and seven others, Princess Reema Bandar al-Saud, the Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the United States shared her condolences on Twitter.


Other Saudis took to Twitter to mourn the loss of one of basketball’s greatest players.


One user said that Bryant was the reason he loved basketball.



Saudi journalist Reem Krimly called Bryant’s death “beyond heartbreaking.”


Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:01 - GMT 07:01