The news of Kobe Bryant’s death continues to shock not only the National Basketball Association but the sports world in general.
World leaders, sports stars and millions of Kobe Bryant fans are paying tribute to the NBA legend who was killed in a horror helicopter crash with eight other people —including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna.
Trending at Number one online the #RIPKobeBryant ,#RIPMamba twitter has been awash with condolences to the NBA legend
Kobe was a legend on the court and just getting started in what would have been just as meaningful a second act. To lose Gianna is even more heartbreaking to us as parents. Michelle and I send love and prayers to Vanessa and the entire Bryant family on an unthinkable day.
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) January 26, 2020
Kobe Bryant, despite being one of the truly great basketball players of all time, was just getting started in life. He loved his family so much, and had such strong passion for the future. The loss of his beautiful daughter, Gianna, makes this moment even more devastating….
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 26, 2020
— Musical Critic (@MusicalCritic) January 27, 2020
— NBA (@NBA) January 27, 2020