Shaq And Other NBA Icons React To Death Of Kobe Bryant

Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and more weigh in.

The tragic news of Kobe Bryant’s passing has the sports world reeling on social media.

The legendary Laker reportedly died in a helicopter crash Sunday morning (January 26) along with his 13-year-old daughter Gigi and seven other people.

Shaquelle O’Neal, who famously played with Kobe in Los Angeles during their three consecutive NBA title run, tweeted his disbelief and detailed how hurt he is in learning the news.

See below:

  • Shaq would famously have a fallout with Kobe when they were teammates, but would later reconcile and forge an inspirational friendship.

    Other famous Lakers, including Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, have also reacted on social media. See what they had to say below.

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