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Shaq and Michael Jordan Remember Kobe Bryant and His Daughter Following Their Tragic Deaths

Still doesn’t feel real as I type this.

The entire world continues to be in shock following the tragic death of Kobe Bryant in a helicopter crash that also took the life of his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. In total, 9 people died in the crash. There were no survivors.

Just recently Michael Jordan and Shaq remembered the greatness that was Kobe on and off the court.


“There are no words to express the pain I’m going through now with this tragic and sad moment of losing my niece Gigi & my friend, my brother, my partner in winning championships, my dude and my homie. I love you and you will be missed. My condolences goes out to the Bryant family and the families of the other passengers on board. IM SICK RIGHT NOW !”

“Kobe was so much more than an athlete, he was a family man. That was what we had most in common. We love our families. Whenever we got together I would hug his children like they were my own and he would embrace my kids like they were his. His baby girl Gianna was born on the same day as my youngest daughter Me’Arah. I miss you already brother. This is truly unbelievable. Everyone please keep the Bryant’s in your prayers.


Michael Jordan’s statement


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