RIP Kobe Bryant

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  • eeriepadaveeeriepadave West Chester, PAPosts: 32,117
    bbiggs said:
    Being from Chicago I grew up idolizing MJ, but I always respected Kobe’s game and loved watching him play. Hard to argue his talent. Such sad news. 
    He played high school basketball outside philly which was pretty Cool.  When he came I to the league I wasn’t a huge fan of him though mainly cause he didn’t really consider philly his hometown. Later on i gradually grew to respect him. 
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  • PapPap Serres, GreecePosts: 21,404
    edited January 26
    R.I.P. #24

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    RIP Kobe.

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  • josevolutionjosevolution Posts: 22,414
    Omg this is horrible news totally sucks I’m stunned and I don’t follow basketball that closely..
  • Spiritual_ChaosSpiritual_Chaos Posts: 18,339
    Omg this is horrible news totally sucks I’m stunned and I don’t follow basketball that closely..
    The same. I got all cold when I read about the daughters. 
    "Mostly I think that people react sensitively because they know you’ve got a point"
  • josevolutionjosevolution Posts: 22,414
    Damn is the news correct about daughters?
  • bbiggsbbiggs Posts: 4,292
    Damn is the news correct about daughters?
    Seems like mixed reporting. Might take time to get the facts. I sure hope the initial report was wrong. 
  • tbergstbergs Posts: 6,316
    What a tragic loss for his family. So crazy. I was never a huge basketball fan, but I still remember the hype when he joined the league my senior year of high school and watching him play those early years in the league.
    It's a hopeless situation...
  • eeriepadaveeeriepadave West Chester, PAPosts: 32,117
    Heard rick fox might have been on board as well.
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  • mfc2006mfc2006 PDX--->KCPosts: 32,358
    So sad
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  • Cliffy6745Cliffy6745 Posts: 29,775
    Rick fox was not according to his daughter. Lots of bad reporting out there

  • SVRDhand13SVRDhand13 NYCPosts: 24,538
    edited January 26
    1 daughter on board? So many conflicting reports. What a tragedy. 
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  • pjhawkspjhawks Posts: 10,059
    Rick fox was not according to his daughter. Lots of bad reporting out there

    That’s the downside to twitter in these moments. Lots of misinformation. Hope his daughters weren’t on board.   Sad day.  
  • josevolutionjosevolution Posts: 22,414
    Whoa so much misinformation flying about , terrible news day ..
  • iwasatpj20iwasatpj20 Rockford, ILPosts: 2,966
    Sad to hear and I'm not a huge basketball fan
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  • bbiggsbbiggs Posts: 4,292
    Misinformation by news outlets that are supposed to be legitimate is awful, especially with something this serious. 
  • cutzcutz Posts: 8,663
    Man, so sad. 

    RIP Kobe
  • cutzcutz Posts: 8,663
    Whoa so much misinformation flying about , terrible news day ..
    Yes there is, so lets please wait until we get the official report.

    Sad day
  • RenfieldRenfield NYC NYPosts: 629
    cutz said:
    Whoa so much misinformation flying about , terrible news day ..
    Yes there is, so lets please wait until we get the official report.

    Sad day
    Is TMZ accurate?


  • SVRDhand13SVRDhand13 NYCPosts: 24,538
    Renfield said:
    cutz said:
    Whoa so much misinformation flying about , terrible news day ..
    Yes there is, so lets please wait until we get the official report.

    Sad day
    Is TMZ accurate?


    TMZ broke the original story 
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  • pjhawkspjhawks Posts: 10,059
    Renfield said:
    cutz said:
    Whoa so much misinformation flying about , terrible news day ..
    Yes there is, so lets please wait until we get the official report.

    Sad day
    Is TMZ accurate?


    Yes TMZ usually gets it right. ESPN reporter said another parent and their daughter were others on board. Headed to basketball practice.  It’s horrible hate anyone dying but hits a bit harder when kids involved too,  heart breaking
  • tbergstbergs Posts: 6,316
    They wouldn't release the name if they weren't 100% accurate.
    It's a hopeless situation...
  • Cliffy6745Cliffy6745 Posts: 29,775
    Woj saying one of his daughters. Sounds like the one that was in that video going around a couple weeks ago. Heartbreaking 
  • Spiritual_ChaosSpiritual_Chaos Posts: 18,339
    edited January 26
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    "Mostly I think that people react sensitively because they know you’ve got a point"
  • Spiritual_ChaosSpiritual_Chaos Posts: 18,339
    "Mostly I think that people react sensitively because they know you’ve got a point"
  • mrussel1mrussel1 Posts: 15,666
    So i know Kobe has been taking a helicopter across LA for a long time.  Does anyone know if he was the pilot?
  • pjhawkspjhawks Posts: 10,059
    edited January 26
    Woj saying one of his daughters. Sounds like the one that was in that video going around a couple weeks ago. Heartbreaking 
    They was such a cool video. Kind of humanized Kobe you know,  was a cool
    moment between a dad and daughter.  Now they are both gone.  Life can give you such a kick in the nuts sometimes.  Kind of numb right now and not even the biggest Kobe fan but so tragic
  • BentleyspopBentleyspop Craft Beer Brewery, ColoradoPosts: 7,084
    This is an example of something that is actually horrible.
    Is actually heartbreaking.   

    It puts things into perspective. 
    Like getting or not getting tickets to a rock concert.

    Live every  day like it's your last. And always be sure to tell your loved ones that you love then when you or they leave.
  • bbiggsbbiggs Posts: 4,292
    This is an example of something that is actually horrible.
    Is actually heartbreaking.   

    It puts things into perspective. 
    Like getting or not getting tickets to a rock concert.

    Live every  day like it's your last. And always be sure to tell your loved ones that you love then when you or they leave.
    Well said. 
  • Cliffy6745Cliffy6745 Posts: 29,775
    pjhawks said:
    Woj saying one of his daughters. Sounds like the one that was in that video going around a couple weeks ago. Heartbreaking 
    They was such a cool video. Kind of humanized Kobe you know,  was a cool
    moment between a dad and daughter.  Now they are both gone.  Life can give you such a kick in the nuts sometimes.  Kind of numb right now and not even the biggest Kobe fan but so tragic
    Yeah, Kobe is one of the top 10 most iconic American athletes of my lifetime. I never liked him a little but, respect, but never a fan. His daughter though, this went from sad to tragic in a fucking hurry
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