Athletes, fans, and celebrities mourn Kobe Bryant

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Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna watch the first half of an NCAA college basketball game between Connecticut and Houston, Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Storrs, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

(WEHT)- Athletes, fans, and celebrities across the world are paying tribute to legendary basketball player, Kobe Bryant after he reportedly died in a helicopter crash Sunday.

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports that Bryant and his daughter, Gianna were on their way to a travel basketball game with another player and parent when the helicopter crashed outside Los Angeles.

Los Angeles mayor, Eric Garcetti, 2020 Presidential hopeful Andrew Yang, President Donald Trump, and former President Barack Obama also weighed in.

The NBA did not decide to postpone Sunday’s games, however.

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(This story was originally published on January 26, 2020)

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