Dikembe Mutombo on Kobe Bryant

Former NBA player Dikembe Mutombo speaks to Al Jazeera about Kobe Bryant's death. 

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"Sad month, sad week for the NBA, to lose one of the greatest basketball players."

These were the words of former NBA player Dikembe Mutombo as he remembered Kobe Bryant.  

The former NBA superstar, whose international stardom transcended basketball, was killed in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles on Sunday, January 26. He was 41. His 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, also died in the crash in California, along with seven others.

Bryant was considered to be one of the greatest basketball players in the game's history.

Source: Al Jazeera