Shaq, Barack Obama Pay Tribute After The Tragic Passing of Kobe Bryant (TWEETS)

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Still can’t believe Kobe Bryant is gone from the Earth.

The former Los Angeles Laker and his daughter Gianna died Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas that killed three others.

Kobe and Gianna Bryant were captured on cameras last month sitting court side at a Brooklyn Nets game in New York City, where they seemed to be discussing basketball. The father and daughter were reportedly on their way to a travel basketball game when the helicopter crashed.

Shortly after the news was passed down and confirmed, many fans and celebrities took to social media to speak about the future hall of famer.

Among those people were his former teammate Shaq and President Barack Obama.

First up was Shaq:

Then, Barack:

Bryant told GQ in 2010 that he would take a private helicopter from his Orange County home to every home game he played at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles.