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Texas athletes, celebrities and fans react to the death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant

Houston Rockets center Tyson Chandler cries during a tribute to Kobe Bryant before an NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Denver. Bryant died in a California helicopter crash Sunday. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Houston Rockets center Tyson Chandler cries during a tribute to Kobe Bryant before an NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Denver. Bryant died in a California helicopter crash Sunday. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

Celebrities, athletes and fans are reacting over the loss of Kobe Bryant.

Basketball legend, 41-year-old Kobe Bryant is among five people killed in a helicopter crash in Southern California Sunday morning.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said there were no survivors in the crash that sparked a small brush fire.

Bryant had 18 All-Star games to his name and five NBA championships. He played his entire 20-year career with the Lakers and is considered one of the best NBA players of all time.

Here are some reactions from social media:

Houston City Hall lit up in honor of late NBA superstar Kobe Bryant.

Houston Rockets center Tyson Chandler cries during a tribute to Kobe Bryant before an NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Denver. Bryant died in a California helicopter crash Sunday. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Houston Rockets center Tyson Chandler cries during a tribute to Kobe Bryant before an NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Denver. Bryant died in a California helicopter crash Sunday. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)
From left to right, Houston Rockets center Tyson Chandler, guard Austin Rivers and forward P.J. Tucker react during a tribute to Kobe Bryant before an NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Denver. Bryant died in a California helicopter crash Sunday. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
From left to right, Houston Rockets center Tyson Chandler, guard Austin Rivers and forward P.J. Tucker react during a tribute to Kobe Bryant before an NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Denver. Bryant died in a California helicopter crash Sunday. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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