Kobe Bryant's Friends and Teammates React to His Death With Emotional Tributes
Kobe Bryant's friends and teammates are mourning his death after the former NBA star died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, CA, on Sunday. According to Variety, the 41-year-old 18-time NBA All-Star was traveling in his private helicopter with eight other people, including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. The aircraft reportedly crashed "amid foggy conditions" and a small fire erupted. There were no survivors.
Kobe's wife, Vanessa, penned a heartbreaking tribute to him and Gianna, along with NBA stars Shaquille O'Neal, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Kevin Love, and Scottie Pippen, who shared their sadness and disbelief on social media. See how Kobe's loved ones are honoring him ahead.