World leaders and sports personalities have mourned the death of the fallen basketball legend and athlete Kobe Bryant.

Bryant and daughter Gianna Bryant, 13, died on Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California aged 41 together with 7 others.


US President Donald Trump described Kobe as one of the “truly great basketball players of all time”

He further sent his warmest condolences to the deceased’s wife Vanessa and the wonderful Bryant family.

Kobe Bryant, despite being one of the truly great basketball players of all time, was just getting started in life,” wrote Trump.

“He loved his family so much and had such strong passion for the future. The loss of his beautiful daughter, Gianna, makes this moment even more devastating. Melania and I send our warmest condolences to Vanessa and the wonderful Bryant family. May God be with you all!”






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