Spencer Haywood on the passing of Kobe Bryant:
"The NBRPA is devastated over the sudden passing of NBA Legends, Kobe Bryant, and his daughter, Gianna. Kobe was a global icon who made an everlasting impact in our league and in professional sports around the world.
We send our deepest condolences to his wife, Vanessa, and their family, the Lakers organization, and the entire NBA community. We've lost a beloved Legend."