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Broncos Country mourns Bryant’s passing.

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On Sunday, NBA legend Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash that claimed nine lives, children among them. I know there will be those that bemoan a Denver Broncos blog taking the time to tip their hat to a basketball legend that played in another state, but to not acknowledge it is to ignore seismic impact that Kobe Bryant had on sports in general.

Simply put, the dude could ball and Broncos Country, players included, mourn his untimely death.

That dude could ball. #milehighsalute

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