Obama and Trump react to Kobe Bryant’s death

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U.S. President Donald Trump and former U.S. president Barack Obama reacted on Twitter to the news of the death of basketball player Kobe Bryant.

“Reports are that basketball great Kobe Bryant and three others have been killed in a helicopter crash in California. That is terrible news! ”Trump wrote.

 

Barack Obama says -“Kobe was a legend on the court and just getting started in what would have been just as meaningful a second act. To lose Gianna is even more heartbreaking to us as parents. Michelle and I send love and prayers to Vanessa and the entire Bryant family on an unthinkable day.”

 

According to TMZ, there were four more people on board the chopper, they were also found dead. ESPN journalist Adrian Wojnarowski writes that the daughter of a basketball player Gianna died in a plane crash. Bryant’s wife, Vanessa, is not among the dead. The cause of the crash is being investigated.

Throughout his career, Bryant played for the Los Angeles Lakers, won five National Basketball Association (NBA) championship titles and took part in 18 All Star Matches. He ended his career in 2016. The athlete is called one of the greatest basketball players in history.