MANILA—For millions of Filipino basketball fans, it was a surreal feeling waking up on Monday morning to the news that Kobe Bryant died.
The Los Angeles Lakers guard and future Hall of Famer died with four other people in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday morning.
The confirmation came in the wee hours of Monday, when most Filipinos on this side of the world were still asleep.
Here are a few reactions to the passing of the Black Mamba.
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