NBA players, coaches and celebrities took to social media to pay tribute to Kobe Bryant after reports surfaced that he died Sunday afternoon.

Bryant, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were among those killed when their  helicopter slammed into a hillside near Malibu in Los Angeles County.

News of Bryant’s tragic death came as stars were gearing up the Grammys, which were held at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles — where Bryant played for the Lakers. The theme for the event quickly turned to “tonight is for Kobe” as many talked about the loss of losing one of greatest basketball players in NBA history.

The 6-foot-6 small forward came to the NBA straight out of high school. In 1996, when he was just 18 years old, Bryant became the youngest player in NBA history.

During his NBA career, Bryant won five titles, as well as two Olympic gold medals playing for the United States. Now fourth on the NBA’s all-time scoring list with 33,643 points, Bryant won two NBA Finals MVP awards and one NBA regular-season MVP in 2008.

With the Lakers, he wore both Nos. 8 and 24, both of which were retired by the franchise. To add to his legacy, Bryant is the only player in NBA history to have multiple jerseys retired by a franchise.

Here’s how players, coaches and celebrities reacted to Bryant and his daughter passing away in the helicopter crash.

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