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John Wall, Elena Delle Donne and Alex Ovechkin give their reactions after Kobe Bryant’s death

The players on our local teams give their thoughts on the NBA legend.

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John Wall and Kobe Bryant chat before a 2016 Wizards vs. Lakers game.
Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images

NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were among nine people who died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, Calif. on Sunday. News hit the basketball world very hard.

And here are some social media reactions by Washington Wizards guard John Wall, Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne and Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin, the franchise players for Monumental Sports & Entertainment’s most visible teams.