When there's a big event in town, it always seems to attract a surprise guest. That's what happened during the 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament West Regional Semifinal game between Duke and Oregon at the Honda Center on Thursday night.
Shortly before tipoff, Bryant made his way to the Duke cheering section, exchanging handshakes and hugs with Krzyzewski's wife and grandsons.
Bryant also met up with Oklahoma senior guard Buddy Hield during the first half of the game.
Bryant is playing his last year in the NBA and announced in mid-January that he will not be competing in the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.