Former Los Angeles Laker and NBA legend Kobe Bryant has died at the age of 41, in a helicopter crash. His daughter, Gianna, was also onboard. Many celebrities have taken to social media to express their condolences. Shaquille O’Neal’s son, Shareef, posted that Kobe, who he called “Unc” reached out to him this morning to check on him. New England Patriots quarterback, Tom Brady posted, we miss you already Kobe. Rapper Lil Wayne posted, we lost a King. Mark Cuban wrote, Damn. RIP Mamba. May your memory be a blessing.
Michael Jordan, another great, released a statement on the tragic loss. Words can’t describe the pain I’m feeling. I loved Kobe-he was like a little brother to me. He goes on to say that while Kobe was a fierce competitor he was an amazing dad who loved his family deeply and that he took great pride in his daughters love of basketball. Do you have a favorite Kobe memory?