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Princess Reema Reacts To Basketball Legend Kobe Bryant's Death

The Saudi Princess had previously met with Bryant to discuss the development of sport in the Kingdom.

After the sudden death of beloved Kobe Bryant, Princess Reema bint Bandar Al Saud took to Twitter to express her condolences and sympathy with the victim’s loved ones. The Saudi princess also shared that she has had the pleasure of meeting the basketball legend in recent years.



A horrific helicopter crash took the life of Kobe Bryant, 41,  his daughter Gianna, 13, and 7 other passengers on Sunday in Calabasas, California. Bryant and Gigi were on the way to a basketball game at the Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks.


Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gigi


The world is outpouring with sweet tributes to the late basketball player, who was more than just an athlete but a global influential force. Saudi ambassador to the U.S Princess Reema and member of the International Olympic Committee representing Saudi Arabia and Women in Sports, is one of them.

During her time working as a deputy in the General Sports Authority (GSA), the Saudi royal held meetings with international sports leaders in 2018, and Kobe Bryant discussed with HH the development of basketball in the Kingdom.



Rest in peace Kobe and Gianna Bryant!

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