Michael Jordan has spoken on Kobe’s death, saying I am in shock over the tragic news of Kobe’s and Gianna’s passing. Words can’t describe the pain I’m feeling. I loved Kobe Mamba out 24 RIP Kobe Bryant shirt he was like a little brother to me. We used to talk often, and I will miss those conversations very much. The players, coaches and families at the Mamba Academy were obviously emotional when they heard the news about Kobe’s death but came together for a moment of silence and prayer.