The world woke up to shocking, sad news on January 27, 2019 as NBA Legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna "GiGi" Maria-Onore Bryant died in a helicopter crash.

Nine people died in the crash, including the pilot. The group was reportedly on their way to a basketball game.

Kobe retired from basketball in 2016, leaving behind a legacy of five championships and plenty of memorable highlight reels.

Giana, also known as GiGi, was said to be on her way to becoming a great player like her father.

An outpouring of sadness and grief over the incident has gripped the entire world of sport.

Rest in peace, Kobe and GiGi. The world is an emptier place without you.