"Kobe always meant something special to me:" Wisconsin mourns Kobe Bryant
He was just 41-years-old and while the identities of the other 8 people on board have not yet been officially confirmed, TMZ is reporting that Kobe's 13-year-old daughter Gianna Maria Onore was one of the victims.
Statement from Milwaukee Bucks on the passing of Kobe Bryant pic.twitter.com/uHt7HeF1kX— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) January 26, 2020
Prayers to the Bryant family. So sad, such a loss for the World ?— Christian Yelich (@ChristianYelich) January 26, 2020
Still can’t comprehend or believe it.— JJ Watt (@JJWatt) January 26, 2020
Devastating. Truly devastating.
Rest In Peace. pic.twitter.com/9aHNAPIEeO
On Sunday evening the Grammy Awards were held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the home of the Lakers. CBS 58 caught up with Danny Gokey and Tierney Sutton who both have ties to Wisconsin. They commented on the loss of Bryant: