Karen (like the meme) decreased in popularity.
His skills made him a legend, but Kobe Bryant's approach to fatherhood cemented his legacy.
A lot of what played out following his untimely death is actually common when it comes to mourning.
Fans are finding ways to honour the Los Angeles Lakers legend.
Kanye West, Barack Obama, and more shared their disbelief on social media.
The artists sang a touching rendition of the song "It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday."
The 13-year-old, who was killed in a helicopter crash alongside the NBA legend, aspired to be a WNBA star and follow in her dad's footsteps.
The actor posted the sketch hours after Bryant's death was announced.
Bryant's 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, was among the helicopter’s other passengers, who were all confirmed dead.
The 13-year-old was traveling with her father and three others Sunday when it crashed.