A helicopter crash in Calabasas, a city in California, on Sunday resulted in the death of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter.
Tom Brady, Usain Bolt and Neymar were among the sports stars to pay tribute to Kobe Bryant.
Kobe Bryant's death has rocked basketball, with fellow NBA great Shaquille O'Neal stunned to learn of his former LA Lakers team-mate's fate.
Kobe Bryant's death prompted messages from United States presidents past and present in Barack Obama and Donald Trump.
Kobe Bryant's death in a helicopter crash has shaken the basketball world, with fellow NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar quick to pay tribute.
Basketball has started to pay tribute to Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, after reports he died in a helicopter crash.
Kobe Bryant has reportedly died in a helicopter crash at the age of 41. He was a five-time NBA champion with the LA Lakers.
Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James recounted how Kobe Bryant inspired him after overtaking the NBA icon in career points.
The Los Angeles Lakers failed to sweeten a special occasion for LeBron James, losing to the Philadelphia 76ers.
Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James climbed into third for most all-time points in the NBA.