On Sunday afternoon, the world mourned the loss of NBA legend Kobe Bryant.
Here are some tweets from New York athletes reacting the the horrific news...
This isn't real...- Aaron Judge (@TheJudge44) January 26, 2020
Mamba mentality forever. RIP Kobe and Gianna "Gigi" Bryant. My thoughts, love, and prayers are with the Bryant family. Always full of love and respect each time we met up. Never forgotten my brotha! 🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/0YfxbZvHJG- Michael Strahan (@michaelstrahan) January 26, 2020
This is extremely tragic to society. One of the most influential individuals/athletes to ever live. His legacy in 41 years is insurmountable. I'm beyond sad. Cherish every single second of life man. Every second you're breathing, be thankful!- Marcus Stroman (@STR0) January 26, 2020
Dios te tenga en la gloria campeón gracias por ser una inspiración para muchos de nosotros con MAMBA MENTALITY para mi el mejor jugador de baloncesto que a pasado por la NBA 😢🐐 pic.twitter.com/i9rupujhvW- Edwin Diaz (@SugarDiaz39) January 26, 2020
I don't believe it actually....it's unbelievable, no way- Le'Veon Bell (@LeVeonBell) January 26, 2020
I join all of you in mourning Kobe Bryant, sad tragic news. Praying for his family, a very painful day.- Mike Piazza (@mikepiazza31) January 26, 2020
Not Kobe- Saquon Barkley (@saquon) January 26, 2020
Heartbreaking. RIP Kobe and Gianna. My thoughts & prayers to the entire Bryant family 🙏 pic.twitter.com/U2wcWX7GN2- Robinson Cano (@RobinsonCano) January 26, 2020
RIP 8/24🧡🕊😔- Kev (@KevKnox) January 26, 2020
No No No No No Please God No- Noah Syndergaard (@Noahsyndergaard) January 26, 2020
Life's way too short.- Jamal Adams (@Prez) January 26, 2020
My favorite athlete of all time is gone...
I'm sick I can't believe this my idol Kobe gone too soon- Dellin Betances (@DBetances68) January 26, 2020
Kobe was so real and open about who he was and what drove him every second of every day. He inspired millions of people including myself. Gone way too soon. RIP Kobe- Evan Engram (@eazyengram) January 26, 2020
Unreal 🙏 pic.twitter.com/eDuqHhWnOt- CC Sabathia (@CC_Sabathia) January 26, 2020