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.
The Rockets & Nuggets hold a moment of silence for Kobe Bryant. pic.twitter.com/5LV9ddyi42— NBA TV (@NBATV) January 26, 2020
#Rockets Assistant Coach Brett Gunning: "A lot of our guys had a great relationship with Kobe. I don't even know how they're doing it. Obviously we have a game to be played and they're doing a heck of a job." pic.twitter.com/mN0ez8DMA3— Alykhan Bijani (@Rockets_Insider) January 26, 2020
The Fertitta family and entire Houston Rockets organization mourn the sudden passing of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna. Our sincerest condolences go out to the Bryant family, their friends and the entire Lakers organization. pic.twitter.com/BhxLxrUoE0— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) January 26, 2020
Here is the video of both Toronto and San Antonio running out the 24-second shot clock in remembrance of Kobe Bryant pic.twitter.com/pg1l4poCxB— Jessi Davin (@jessithebuckeye) January 26, 2020
Can’t be true.— JJ Watt (@JJWatt) January 26, 2020
Just can’t be.
Truly truly horrific.
Rest In Peace Kobe.
“The first time I met Kobe, I was in San Antonio, in the tunnel at the arena.— Ari Alexander (@KPRC2Ari) January 26, 2020
He came up to me and said ‘Welcome to the league, I’ve always enjoyed watching your teams.’ I had never met him, he didn’t have to do that.” - Kelvin Sampson pic.twitter.com/22dPsfq15K