Does Newport Beach miss Kobe Bryant? – hell yeah… I use to see him at a specific place, say’s one newport beach kid’s father. The father use to play video games and here comes Kobe leaving the movie theater… – background you can hear in the parking lot… – HEY KOBEEEEEEeeeeeeee! – Kobe responds….Heyyyyhhhhhyyhyyyyy – those were the days.