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ON THE HELICOPTER THAT PERISHED

AND THEIR FAMILIES NEED OUR

PRAYERS AS WELL.

DOES NOT SEEM REAL.

THE TRIBUTES CONTINUE TO

POUR IN.

ESPECIALLY AT NBA GAMES,

ESPECIALLY ONE HERE AT HOME.

SCOTT HAS THAT PART OF THE

STORY.

Reporter: REACTION HERE

OUTSIDE THE GARDEN WHERE THE

KNICKS AND NETS PLAYED TONIGHT.

ONE OF SHOCK AND DISBELIEF.

AND NOT JUST HERE.

IT'S VIRTUALLY EVERYWHERE.

ON THE MARQUEE OUTSIDE THE

WORLD'S MOST FAMOUS ARENA

TONIGHT, THE HORRIBLE NEWS

CONVEYED IN A STARK, HAUNTING

BLACK AND WHITE TRIBUTE.

THE DEATH OF KOBE BRYANT.

THE WHOLE CITY'S HURT.

MY MOM JUST CALLED ME ASKING ME

DID YOU HEAR ABOUT KOBE BRYANT?

EVERYBODY IN THE CITY'S

SHOCKED.

EARLIER TODAY, THE NBA LOST

ONE OF THE GREATEST TO EVER

PLAY THE GAME.

Reporter: A POIGNANT MOMENT

OF SILENCE IN SAN ANTONIO

BEFORE THE SPURS, RAPTORS GAME.

AND DURING THE GAME, BOTH TEAMS

HONORED KOBE BY TAKING A 24-

SECOND SHOT CLOCK VIOLATION.

IN HONOR OF THE NUMBER 24 WORN

BY THE BLACK MAMBA.

A SCENE REPEATED AT MADISON

SQUARE GARDEN.

THEY'RE GOING TO TAKE A 24-

SECOND VIOLATION IN HONOR OF

NUMBER 24, KOBE BRYANT.

Reporter: WHERE PLAYERS AND

COACHES OHEN THE KNICKS AND

NETS REMEMBERED KOBE WITH

TREMENDOUS RESPECT AND HEAVY

HEARTS.

SUPERMAN'S NOT SUPPOSED TO

DIE.

TO US, HE WAS SUPERMAN.

BROOKLYN NETS COACH CLEARLY

EMOTIONAL.

WOO.

AS AN ORGANIZATION, WE'RE

DEVASTATED.

OUR PLAYERS ARE DEVASTATED.

UM.

Reporter: THE STORY AND

SADNESS HAS TRANSCENDED

BASKETBALL ROCKING THE ENTIRE

WORLD OF SPORTS.

UNBELIEVABLY SAD AND ONE OF

THE MORE TRAGIC DAYS THAT I

THINK, FOR ME, THE REALITY IS

JUST SETTING IN.

I WAS JUST TOLD PROBABLY ABOUT

5 MINUTES AGO.

Reporter: SOCIAL MEDIA

BLOWING UP TONIGHT WITH THE

NEWS OF KOBE'S DEATH AND THE

DEATH OF HIS DAUGHTER.

MICHAEL JORDAN, WHO KOBE WAS

MOST OFTEN COMPARED WITH SAYING

IN A STATEMENT, WORDS CAN'T

DESCRIBE THE PAIN I'M FEELING.

I LOVED KOBE.

HE WAS LIKE A LITTLE BROTHER TO

ME.

BRYANT'S CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMMATE

KWETEING I'M SICK RIGHT NOW.

AND WADE AGONIZINGLY POSTED

THIS TEARFUL TRIBUTEN ON

INSTAGRAM.

IT SEEMS LIKE A BAD DREAM

THAT YOU JUST WANT TO WAKE UP

FROM.

IT'S A NIGHTMARE.

Reporter: BROOKLYN NETS STAR

KYREE IRVING WAS SO UPSET UPON

HEARING THE NEWS HE LEFT

MADISON SQUARE GARDEN EARLY.

HE DID NOT PLAY IN TONIGHT'S

GAME.

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