Celebrated athlete Kobe Bryant is dead at 41 due to a helicopter crash Sunday January 26th. The Los Angeles Lakers player was traveling in a private helicopter on their way to the Mamba Academy for basketball practice.
Many of Bryant’s friends inside & out of the athletic community are mourning the athletes passing via social media. One including Arizona Cardinals very own Larry Fitzgerald.
“Devastated. Hearing of the death of Kobe & Gianna is too much to bear. A legend. A champion. An icon. A friend. You were a generational talent on and off the basketball court who transformed & inspired millions, including me. Gone way too soon...we miss you brother. ”
See Fitzgerald's social media posts below. Bryant is survived by his wife, Vanessa, and three daughters - Natalia, Bianca and Capri.