Kobe Bryant Tribute

Twitter reacts: Kobe Bryant's passing

Kobe Bryant, the former MVP, two-time Finals MVP and 18-time All-Star, was among nine people killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California on Sunday.

The former Los Angeles Lakers star spent his entire 20-season career with the team, leading them to five NBA championships while also leaving basketball fans worldwide with countless memories of his exploits on the Finals stage.

Below is a collection of responses from NBA players, coaches, legends and other personalities on Bryant’s passing.

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