Shaquille O’Neal tweeted a statement on the death of his longtime Los Angeles Lakers teammate Kobe Bryant who was killed in a California helicopter crash:
There are no words to express the pain I’m going through now with this tragic and sad moment of loosing my neice Gigi & my friend, my brother, my partner in winning championships, my dude and my homie. I love you and you will be missed. My condolences goes out to the Bryant family and the families of the other passengers on board. IM SICK RIGHT NOW!