WASHINGTON — The whole sports world is paying tribute to Kobe Bryant.
The future basketball hall of famer, his daughter Gianna, and 7 others were killed in a helicopter crash Sunday morning in Calabasas.
NBA teams honored Kobe by taking 8 or 24-second violations, the two numbers Kobe Bryant wore during his NBA career.
The tennis doubles team of Coco Gauff and Caty McNally both wrote odes to Bryant on their shoes before their match on Monday at the Australian Open.
NHL teams became the latest to pay tribute to the NBA legend.
Before the Montreal Canadiens game against the Washington Capitals, the Canadiens played a video montage of Kobe Bryant during the American national anthem.
Bryant's impact on the sports world, not just the NBA, will be felt for a long time.