NBA Stars, Celebs React to Death of Kobe Bryant

As reports broke of the death of former Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant, tributes began pouring in on social media. Bryant was among five people killed in a fiery helicopter crash Sunday morning outside of Los Angeles, the city of Calabasas confirmed. Bryant retired in 2016 as the third-leading scorer in NBA history, finishing two decades with the Lakers as… …read more

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Important Moments in Kobe Bryant’s Remarkable Career

Kobe Bryant created a wealth of memories, overcome a host of setbacks and reached a multitude of milestones during his 20-year NBA career. Here are key moments in the career of the five-time champion and 18-time All-Star. ___ July 1, 1996 Los Angeles Lakers general manager Jerry West boldly trades his starting center, Vlade Divac, to the Charlotte Hornets for… …read more

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Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert and the NBA world react to the tragic news of Kobe Bryant’s death

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant exits the Vivint Smart Home Arena after the Lakers lost to the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City on Monday, March 28, 2016.

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant exits the Vivint Smart Home Arena after the Lakers lost to the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City on Monday, March 28, 2016. | Laura Seitz, Deseret News

Multiple reports confirm Kobe Bryant has died. Here’s the immediate reaction.

Multiple outlets reported Sunday that Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant had died in a helicopter crash.

Kobe Bryant is among those dead in a helicopter crash outside Los Angeles, a source confirms to ESPN.

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) January 26, 2020

Bryant led the Lakers to five NBA titles in the late ‘90s and early 2000s. He is considered one of the defining NBA players of his time.

NBA players and public figures reported to the news on social media.

Can’t be real

— Rudy Gobert (@rudygobert27) January 26, 2020

Enjoy every single day people, we are always too worried about things that are actually not that important. Life is precious and you never now when it’s gonna end.

— Rudy Gobert (@rudygobert27) January 26, 2020

Please God don’t let this be real!! https://t.co/cOXyAehJgU

— Donovan Mitchell (@spidadmitchell) January 26, 2020

Can’t be true.
Just can’t be.
Truly truly horrific.

Rest In Peace Kobe.

— JJ Watt (@JJWatt) January 26, 2020

Kobe’s final tweet https://t.co/DEaCeuFrzm

— Joshua Axelrod (@jaxel222) January 26, 2020

Man no!

— Mike Conley (@MCONLEY10) January 26, 2020

Enjoy every single day people, we are always too worried about things that are actually not that important. Life is precious and you never now when it’s gonna end.

— Rudy Gobert (@rudygobert27) January 26, 2020

Can’t be real

— Rudy Gobert (@rudygobert27) January 26, 2020

Legend….RIP. pic.twitter.com/FGyYbfGC5v

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 26, 2020

Nooooooooooo God please No!

— DWade (@DwyaneWade) January 26, 2020

#RIPKobe pic.twitter.com/EjZuxlGRes

— Bradley P. Moss (@BradMossEsq) January 26, 2020

This is how I will forever remember Kobe: pic.twitter.com/iDDzDgbsJq

— Rachel Hopmayer (@rachelhopmayer) January 26, 2020

Immediately thought of this GIF. Four daughters lost their dad, and a wife lost her husband.

RIP to one of the all time greats, Kobe Bryant. #RIPMamba pic.twitter.com/i1utygbH27

— Denizcan James (@MrFilmkritik) January 26, 2020

— Brian De Los Santos (@bdelossantos1) January 26, 2020

Kobe’s final message to his …read more

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