Nicholson is a well-known Lakers fan and watched Kobe do his thing from his courtside seats for many years. The 82-year-old actor rarely appears in public or gives an interview but he decided to say a few words about the loss of someone that provided him with so much entertainment.
“My reaction is the same as almost all of LA.,” Nicholson told CBS LA. “Where we think everything’s solid, there’s a big hole in the wall. I was used to seeing and talking to Kobe that… it kills you. It’s just a terrible event.”