Lilly Singh Pays Tribute To Basketball Legend Kobe Bryant: 'My Heart Is Heavy'

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Tributes and condolences have started pouring from around the world over the death of legendary basketball player Kobe Bryant in a fatal helicopter crash.

Written By Kunal Gaurav | Mumbai | Updated On:
Lilly Singh

Tributes and condolences have started pouring from around the world over the death of legendary basketball player Kobe Bryant in a fatal helicopter crash. The A Little Late with Lilly Singh host Lilly Singh, in a heartfelt tribute on Instagram, said that the world mourns for ‘a legend, his daughter and other precious lives today’. 

The 31-year-old Canadian of Indian origin shared an illustration of the sports legend, created by  Amandeep Singh, on her Instagram page. “Love and light to all their families. My heart is heavy. Kobe. Gigi. ❤️ 🙏🏽 (thank you for this beautiful piece @inkquisitive)” wrote Singh.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Read: Kobe Bryant Dead: NBA And Lakers Legend Killed In Tragic California Helicopter Crash

'Investigation to take time'

Kobe was travelling to Mamba Sports Academy along with his daughter Gianna Bryant and eight others when the helicopter crashed and burst into flames. Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said that there will an extensive investigation into the accident which could take a ‘great deal of time’. Villanueva advised everyone to stay away from the crash site to keep it clear for investigators.

“I want to reiterate my heartfelt condolences to all of their family and friends. I am a father, a brother and son...I cannot imagine their pain and ask all of us to keep them in your prayers,” said the County Sheriff.

Read: Lakers Fans Create Impromptu Kobe Bryant Memorial As LA Mourns Death Of NBA Legend

Sports fraternity and basketball fans were shocked when the reports of 18-time NBA All-Star and Lakers legend dying in the helicopter crash emerged. From Indian cricketer Virat Kohli to Soccer legend Christiano Ronaldo to Tennis star Novak Djokovic, everyone took to social media to express their grief and offer condolences to families of deceased.

Read: Kobe Bryant Killed In Helicopter Crash: Cristiano Ronaldo Grieves Legend's Untimely Demise

Read: Kobe Bryant Dead: Jose Mourinho Admired Lakers Legend's Professionalism

 

 

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