The news of Kobe Bryant's passing sent shock waves not over the sports community but all over the world.  Even if you weren't a fan of the NBA you still knew who Kobe Bryant was and all that he accomplished.

Kobe Bryant died yesterday in a helicopter crash along with eight other people including his 13 year old daughter.  News outlets and social media exploded yesterday with the tragic news.

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Throughout the day, major news television channels had round the clock coverage of the horrific accident.

Last night, ESPN released a touching tribute video about Kobe Bryant's life and career told in only the way reporter Tom Renaldi can.  Here is that touching video tribute.