Fans, celebrities react to death of retired NBA legend Kobe Bryant after crash

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH/KTLA) — Condolences are pouring in for Kobe Bryant, including from the President of the United States.

Former teammate Shaquille O’Neal expressed his sadness at losing both Kobe and Gianna Bryant.

Former President Barak Obama recalled his friend.

NBA legend Michael Jordan also offered his thoughts.

Tom Brady tweeted his sadness with hearts and prayers for Kobe.


The NBA player Dwayne Wade expressed his disbelief.

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban recalled his friend.

Former Ohio Governor John Kasich offered his thoughts.

NBA legend Bill Russell also shared his memories of Kobe.

The Houston Texans JJ Watts also expressed his disbelief.

Disney CEO Robert Iger:

Chloe Jackson with the WNBA’s Chicago Sky posted a video of the time she met Bryant.

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang and singer Bruno Mars also posted about Bryant’s legacy.

Dr. J Julius Erving, who played with Bryant’s father Joe, offered his condolences as well.

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