Connect with us

Kobe Bryant: See how celebrities reacted to death of basketball legend

Kobe Gianna Bryant

Sports

Kobe Bryant: See how celebrities reacted to death of basketball legend

The tragic death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and nine other passengers in a helicopter crash on Sunday has evoked emotional tributes from social media users.

Publicly available flight records revealed that the ill-fated helicopter took off on Sunday morning (American time) from John Wayne Airport in California. The crash occurred a few hours later amid foggy conditions in the hills over Calabasas.

Bryant, who won five NBA championships during his playing career, is considered one of the best players in basketball’s history. He spent his entire career playing for the LA Lakers and was now living the life of retirement.

Tributes have been pouring in from celebrities from the entertainment, sports and other industries.

Many of the stars who have reacted to the death of the legendary sportsman are expressing shock at his sudden demise.

Nigerian singer Davido, M.I Abaga, Yemi Alade are some of the Nigerian stars who have paid tribute to Kobe.

In the footballing world the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Virgil Van Dijk, Thierry Henry, Pirlo among other have paid their tributes to the Basketball legend.

MORE READING!  Minister receives World Cup Paralifting Champions, assures of continuous support

 

See the reactions:

 

Davido:

 

View this post on Instagram

 

No be so … heartbreaking 💔

A post shared by Davido Adeleke (@davidoofficial) on

 

M.I Abaga

Thierry Henry


Cristiano ROnaldo:

 

MORE READING!  Principal suspended for attributing Kobe Bryant's death to karma 

Andrea Pirlo:

 

Van Dijk:

Lionel Messi:

 

 

MORE READING!  NPFL-Laliga train over 150 Nigerian youth coaches in Abuja

Neymar Jr:

Paul Pogba:

 

Kevin De Bruyne:

 

Click to comment

More in Sports

Most Read

Just In

To Top