The sports community is in collective mourning following the tragic death of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant on Sunday at the age of 41. Bryant and his daughter Gianna, who was 13, were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash in Calabassas, California. Kobe was reportedly on his way to the Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks to coach Gianna. The heartbreaking news of Bryant’s passing was only doubled upon the news of Gianna’s passing as well. Fans and supporters surrounded the Staples Center to show their respects. Prominent names such as former President Barack Obama, Shaquille O’Neal, Micheal Jordan all reacted to the devastating news by offering praises and condolences to all the families and close ones affected by such a terrible tragedy.
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