Alexander Ovechkin: still can't believe in the death of Bryant

the Hockey team of Russia, the captain of the club NHL Washington capitals Alexander Ovechkin very emotionally reacted to the death of legendary basketball player Kobe Bryant. “It’s so hard, it is very difficult to believe simply because I personally knew him,” said the Russian.

As previously reported Вести.Ru in the morning us time on Sunday, January 26, it became known that the 41-year-old Bryant died after a helicopter crash along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianni. “He’s always been nice to me when they saw me, — quotes the edition Ovechkin Cempionatam. – It’s so hard”.

Ovechkin noted that Bryant “was a legend in the basketball world, and all over the world”: “I still can’t believe it. He always shakes my hand, he knew who I was. I remember when I was sitting on the podium and ate hot dogs, he was pointing his finger at me, and I replied, “Holy!”. It is very hard”.