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NBA players react to one-year anniversary of Kobe Bryant’s death

J.A. Adande shares his memories of Kobe Bryant on the anniversary of his death, from covering the Lakers great years ago to attending Bryant's touching memorial service.

Tuesday, Jan. 26, was the one year anniversary of the tragic death of Kobe Bryant, and it still didn’t seem real.

A lot of players felt that way — former teammates and competitors — because Kobe’s reach and impact were so great. they took to social media to express how much they missed him, as a friend and a mentor, not just a player.