(WISH) — The world on Sunday afternoon offered memories and condolences after NBA star Kobe Bryant’s death in a helicopter crash in California.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver released this statement:
President Donald Trump said this:
Former President Barack Obama released this statement:
The Los Angeles Lakers, where Bryant spent his entire 20-year NBA career, offered their support to his family and friends.
Former Colts Punter Pat McAfee had this to say:
ESPN anchor and Indiana University graduate Sage Steele had this to say:
Indiana Rep. Larry Bucshon had this to say:
Colts tight end Mo Alie-Cox had this to say:
NBA legend Bill Russell called Bryant “one of the best basketball minds in history”:
And Colts owner Jim Irsay remembered Bryant’s accomplishments as a father:
Retired NBA star Scottie Pippen said this:
Former NBA player Shaquille O’Neal had this to say:
National Basketball Players Association released this statement: