Social media captured an assortment of ways that Kobe Bryant was remembered, celebrated and grieved as news of his death spread on Sunday.
Here's some of what was shared.
In every NBA game, teams started out by trading 24-second violations in honor of Bryant, who wore jersey No, 24 for much of his career. The first game when it happened was between Toronto and San Antonio. The Brazilian soccer star Neymar met Bryant during a training session several years ago. When he scored a goal Sunday for his PSG club in France's top soccer league, he gestured this way to the crowd.