News of NBA legend Kobe Bryant’s death has shocked the sports world.
Bryant, was among five people who died Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.
He was 41 years old.
Reaction is pouring in from athletes and fans across social media. Here’s what they’re saying:
There’s no words to express the pain Im going through with this tragedy of loosing my neice Gigi & my brother @kobebryant I love u and u will be missed. My condolences goes out to the Bryant family and the families of the other passengers on board. IM SICK RIGHT NOW pic.twitter.com/pigHywq3c1
— SHAQ (@SHAQ) January 26, 2020
I’m feeling numb – words can’t describe the impact Kobe has had on the world, LA, and the Lakers – not to mention the influence he had in my life as someone I grew up idolizing. I loved him – and send my condolences to all the families who lost someone today. RIP
— Joey Buss (@Jbuss) January 26, 2020
My prayers go out to all the families of those that were on the helicopter with Kobe Bryant. This one hurt…🙏🏽
— Deion Branch #83 #84 (@deionbranch84) January 26, 2020