NBADownload App

Kobe Bryant Shows Support for Colorado State Player Whose Parents Died in Fire

via @longmoney_e
Kyle NewportFeatured Columnist IVDecember 20, 2016

As Colorado State junior Emmanuel Omogbo works through the grieving process, Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant wants his fellow hoopster to know he's there for him.

Per Matt Norlander of CBS Sports, both of Omogbo's parents and his sister's twin daughters died in a house fire early Tuesday. His sister was able to jump from a second-story window to escape the fire.

There are no words to describe how it must feel to deal with a tragedy like that. But Bryant put together a video to offer his support and let Omogbo know he's in his thoughts.

It's a classy move by Bryant. There's no doubt the heartfelt message meant a lot to Omogbo.

[Emmanuel Omogbo]

Where can I comment?

Stay on your game

Latest news, insights, and forecasts on your teams across leagues.

Choose Teams
Get it on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

Real-time news for your teams right on your mobile device.

Download
Copyright © 2017 Bleacher Report, Inc. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All Rights Reserved. BleacherReport.com is part of Bleacher Report – Turner Sports Network, part of the Turner Sports and Entertainment Network. Certain photos copyright © 2017 Getty Images. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of Getty Images is strictly prohibited. AdChoices