World pays tribute to NBA legend Kobe Bryant

A wreath hangs at the makeshift memorial for former NBA and Los Angeles Lakers player Kobe Bryant, at LA Live Paza in front of the Staples Center in Los Angeles © AFP / Frederic J. Brown


FILE:NBA Legend Kobe Bryant and his Daughter Gianna

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