Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant has decided to retire after this season.
The 37-year-old Bryant made the announcement in a post on The Players' Tribune on Sunday.
The announcement, while not totally unsurprising, evoked a lot of responses on social media.
Here's what people had to say:
For @kobebryant greatness wasn't an accident. No one worked harder & no one wanted to win more. We'll all miss you lacing up. Best of luck!— Kevin Johnson (@KJ_MayorJohnson) November 30, 2015
Mitch Kupchak on Kobe Bryant: "It is impossible for me to sit here and describe what he’s meant."— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) November 30, 2015
Nothing but tremendous respect and admiration for @kobebryant I have always been the biggest fan of his competitive drive. Thank you— Richard Sherman (@RSherman_25) November 30, 2015
Salute to @KobeBryant. I will be savoring each and every last one of his games. We got to witness basketball greatness.— Rosalyn Gold-Onwude (@ROSGO21) November 30, 2015