Local basketball stars and fans react to Kobe Bryant’s death

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — As news of NBA icon Kobe Bryant’s sudden death spread worldwide, several local basketball stars sent their tributes on social media.

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Before Sunday night’s game at the FedExForum, FOX13′s Jeremy Pierre caught up with local fans who were saddened by the loss.