Just a few hours after recording Episode 185, we learned of the tragic death of Kobe Bryant in a helicopter crash. Nolan Smith, Duke Basketball’s Director of Basketball Operations, joins the podcast crew on a special Episode 186 as they reflect on the life of Kobe Bryant and what his passing means to basketball.
The interview with Nolan Smith begins at 2:48, and after his interview, the podcast trio gives their thoughts on how Kobe’s death has impacted them and the game of basketball around the world. Not a lot has come out official and we did not speculate on what wasn’t confirmed. You will hear us struggle to process and comprehend the news that has, quite literally, put the world on pause.
There will be more news in the next few hours and days as the world comes to grips with this tragedy. Join us on the DBR Forums to give your thoughts on the death of Kobe Bryant.