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Sports world mourned and sent their condolences through social media in the wake of the NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna’s loss in a helicopter crash on Sunday in Los Angeles.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said there were no survivors in the crash in the hills above the Calabasas area, which killed 9 people.

Philadelphia 76ers all-star center Joel Embiid reminded that he started to play basketball because of Bryant’s performance during the 2010 NBA finals.

“Man I don’t even know where to start,” he said in a Twitter post.

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