Kobe Bryant, the Basketball legend has died and the NBA world has come crashing down in mourning. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar who won five championships with the team and was often compared to Michael Jordan. He was 41.
The World Reacts to Kobe Bryant’s Sudden and Tragic Demise:
Most people will remember Kobe as the magnificent athlete who inspired a whole generation of basketball players. But I will always remember him as a man who was much more than an athlete. pic.twitter.com/9EZuwk8wrV
— Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (@kaj33) January 26, 2020
Man I don’t even know where to start😭😭 I started playing ball because of KOBE after watching the 2010 finals. I had never watched ball before that and that finals was the turning point of my life. I WANTED TO BE LIKE KOBE. I’m so FREAKING SAD right now!!!!
— Joel Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) January 26, 2020
Nooooooo cmon someone say it ain’t true… I’m sick to my stomach right now
— Jayson Tatum (@jaytatum0) January 26, 2020
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There are no words to express the pain I’m going through now with this tragic and sad moment of loosing my neice Gigi & my friend, my brother, my partner in winning championships, my dude and my homie. I love you and you will be missed. My condolences goes out to the Bryant family and the families of the other passengers on board. IM SICK RIGHT NOW !
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— Usain St. Leo Bolt (@usainbolt) January 26, 2020
Kobe Bryant a man of excellence, honour and example. A husband, A Father, A man that broke boundaries, and inspired me and millions of others. Your legacy lives on. THANK YOU 👑❤️💔 pic.twitter.com/OVfrUS3t7H
— Michael Dapaah (@MichaelDapaah) January 26, 2020
You were a constant inspiration to anyone who’s ever loved any sport. Losing you leaves an immense hole in our lives. You rose above the boundaries of countries, nations and sports. Your teachings will live with us forever.
R.I.P. Kobe Bryant
— Inter (@Inter_en) January 26, 2020
I truly can’t believe this. My heart is so heavy. Rest In Peace Kobe. What an unimaginable loss. All of my prayers to your loved ones. ♥️🙏🏾😭
— Sloane Stephens (@SloaneStephens) January 26, 2020
Jeannine & I are absolutely shocked to hear of the loss of one of my favorite people & one of the best basketball minds in the history of the game! Our hearts & prayers to Vanessa & his girls. @kobebryant you were my biggest fan, but I was yours #RIPMAMBA @NBA @espn @SLAMonline pic.twitter.com/Ll0BD6VWgr
— TheBillRussell (@RealBillRussell) January 26, 2020
We miss you already Kobe ❤️❤️🙏🏼🙏🏼
— Tom Brady (@TomBrady) January 26, 2020
Please God don’t let this be real!! https://t.co/cOXyAehJgU
— Donovan Mitchell (@spidadmitchell) January 26, 2020
No me jodas!! Me he quedado pálido!! Mi pésame a su familia, amigos, al mundo del baloncesto y deporte en general! D.E.P Kobe 😥 pic.twitter.com/rhp3U2c9f5
— Iker Casillas (@IkerCasillas) January 26, 2020
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Please no. Please god no. It can’t be true.
— Kevin Love (@kevinlove) January 26, 2020
🙏🏽🤦🏽♂️ RIP to a legend smh
— Vince Carter (@mrvincecarter15) January 26, 2020
God, we ALL need you!
— Bradley Beal (@RealDealBeal23) January 26, 2020
We have no words to express how shocked we are to hear of the tragic passing of one of the greatest sportsmen of all time and Rossonero fan, Kobe Bryant. All our thoughts are with the families of those affected by this tragic accident. You will forever be missed, Kobe 🙏❤️🖤 pic.twitter.com/FOd365chEL
— AC Milan (@acmilan) January 26, 2020
I’m stunned. Words can’t even come close to describing it. Just an incredibly sad and tragic day.
— Scottie Pippen (@ScottiePippen) January 26, 2020
This is not real right now
— Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) January 26, 2020