As the tragic news of the passing of Basketball legend Kobe Bryant along with his daughter and 7 others spread, Atlanta reacted. Fans and friends spoke out and Mercedes-Benz stadium paid tribute by shining it's bright lights in purple and gold in his honor.
Our Atlanta Hawks had a game against Washington. Many players were visibly shook up including rookie Trea Young..
McDonough resident and former LA Laker teammate Shaquille O’Neal wrote this moving tribute.