LA Lakers superstar Lebron James popularly known as King James is heartbroken after losing his BFF Kobe Bryant and niece Gianna in a chopper crash on Sunday morning.
Kobe had on Saturday took to social media to congratulate Lebrn after he passed him as no.3 on the NBA all-time scoring list.
CONTINUING TO MOVE THE GAME FORWARD @KINGJAMES. MUCH RESPECT MY BROTHER,’ KOBE TWEETED.
In another post, he wrote,
ON TO #2 @KINGJAMES! KEEP GROWING THE GAME AND CHARTING THE PATH FOR THE NEXT. 💪🏾
Lebron James was away in New York City for a game when the sad news broke. He has finally spoken up about losing his childhood friend and mentor. He has honoured Kobe and Gianna by putting their photo as his Instagram profile photo.
In a tearjerking post he has shared online, James says he’s heartbroken beyond measure.
I’m Not Ready but here I go. Man I sitting here trying to write something for this post but every time I try I begin crying again just thinking about you, niece Gigi and the friendship/bond/brotherhood we had! I literally just heard your voice Sunday morning before I left Philly to head back to LA. Didn’t think for one bit in a million years that would be the last conversation we’d have. WTF!! I’m heartbroken and devastated my brother!! 😢😢😢😢💔. Man I love you big bro. My heart goes to Vanessa and the kids. I promise you I’ll continue your legacy man! You mean so much to us all here especially #LakerNation💜💛 and it’s my responsibility to put this shit on my back and keep it going!! Please give me the strength from the heavens above and watch over me! I got US here! There’s so much more I want to say but just can’t right now because I can’t get through it! Until we meet again my brother!! #Mamba4Life❤️🙏🏾.
Below are photos of the duo together during their happy days