Real recognize real. Regardless of the sport, all athletes can respect greatness when they witness it.
When Kobe Bryant went off for 60 points in the final game of his career, the NASCAR community took notice. It was a great night for the NBA overall, leaving Chase Elliott and Denny Hamlin switching channels throughout the night.
Will be hitting the “previous” button on my channel changer a lot, awesome night in basketball. Going 2 be fun 2 see https://t.co/4atSC4GNU8
— Chase Elliott (@chaseelliott) April 14, 2016
— Denny Hamlin (@dennyhamlin) April 14, 2016
At the end of the night, all eyes were on Bryant after the Warriors clinched the historic 73rd win. That’s when the Black Mamba went off for the most points in the NBA this season. Here’s a look at some of the best reactions from around NASCAR.
— Kurt Busch (@KurtBusch) April 14, 2016
— Austin Dillon (@austindillon3) April 14, 2016
Could you script it any different??? Kobe man, this is so fun to watch
— Erik Jones (@erik_jones) April 14, 2016