Read Geno Auriemma’s speech from the Kobe Bryant memorial

Feb 25, 2020 500

“We have some amazing women in this room and you just heard from three of them. I’m Geno Auriemma the coach of the UConn women’s basketball program.

“A lot of people are going to talk about basketball today. And I don’t know that that’s why I’m here. I’m not here for the basketball court. I tried to write a long, flowing speech about basketball, and I can’t do it. There’s too  many thoughts in my head ever since Vanessa asked me to speak, too many things that made me realize that I’m here as a father, not as a basketball coach. ...

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