VIDEO: Michael Jordan Gives Moving Speech at Kobe Bryant Memorial Service

Ryan Phillips
Michael Jordan cried while remembering Kobe Bryant
Michael Jordan cried while remembering Kobe Bryant /

Michael Jordan was one of the speakers at the public memorial service for Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna on Monday, and he got seriously emotional. Jordan gave a fantastic speech, and broke down and cried throughout in a truly memorable scene. He even referenced his crying meme.

Here are some scenes from it:

I think it's fair to say he killed the "Crying Jordan" meme for good. It was a truly wonderful moment, where two eras of basketball connected in mutual admiration and respect.

It has been a wonderful memorial service full of phenomenal tributes. But Jordan may have had the best moment of the afternoon.

Here's a video of the full speech, stretching nearly 10 minutes: