TAMPA, Fla. - The outpouring of condolences and shared memories flooded social media after news broke that Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter were among nine killed in a helicopter crash Sunday.
The helicopter crash that killed the former NBA star, his 13-year-old daughter, and seven others remain under investigation, and fans around the country are reacting.
Locally, several athletes in the Tampa Bay area used Twitter to offer condolences to the Bryant family and express their sadness.
Blake Snell, Tampa Bay Rays
Austin Meadows, Tampa Bay Rays
Pat Maroon, Tampa Bay Lightning
OJ Howard, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Donovan Smith, Tampa Bay Buccaneers