Shaq Pays Tribute To Longtime Friend Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles Lakers Unveil Shaquille O'Neal Statue

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Shaquille O'Neal paid tribute to his longtime friend Kobe Bryant on Twitter. Bryant, along with his 13-year-old daughter, Gigi, were killed in a helicopter crash near Calabasas, California. Shaq and Kobe won three championships together while playing for the Los Angeles Lakers.

O'Neal mourned the loss of Bryant, sharing four photos of the pair when they were teammates.

There’s no words to express the pain Im going through with this tragedy of loosing my neice Gigi & my brother @kobebryant I love u and u will be missed. My condolences goes out to the Bryant family and the families of the other passengers on board. IM SICK RIGHT NOW

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