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A statue of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna (Gigi) Bryant, has been placed at the site of the helicopter accident where they died along with seven others on January 26, 2020.

The sculptor, Dan Medina, included the names of all the victims of the accident on a plaque at the base of the statue.

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As the NBA community continues to reel from the tragic death of Kobe Bryant and the other victims of that fatal Sunday helicopter crash, various teams and players have been paying their respects to Kobe in different ways. From social posts, video reactions, and even murals every homage to the star has been heartfelt in its own way, and the Miami Heat is honoring Kobe in a truly unique way — with their kicks.

It has not been an easy few days for the world of basketball and beyond. Since Sunday, we have fallen witness to some of the biggest and most elite athletes in the world being reduced to tears multiple times, and rightfully so.

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The world continues to attempt to process the news that broke Sunday afternoon, that Kobe Bryant passed away at 41 years of age. In the wake of the tragedy involving Bryant, Dwyane Wade, Shaquille O'Neal, and many more Florida sports figures have posted their heartfelt reactions online.

Bryant and daughter Gianna, 13, were among the victims of a helicopter crash in the Calabasas area of California Sunday afternoon. Kobe is survived by his wife Vanessa and three daughters. 

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