• Pau Gasol, Metta World Peace and more reaction to news of Kobe Bryant's retirement

  • By SN Staff | November 29, 2015 4:39:46 PM PST

Kobe Bryant is done at the end of this season, having announced his retirement via a poetic letter on The Players' Tribune on Sunday.

Even though this news is far from surprising -- the 37-year-old has been struggling for several seasons now -- the news of a legend's impending departure always shakes the foundation of sports.

Here is how some notable names reacted:

Post by Russell Simmons.

Meanwhile, off social media, Metta World Peace interacted with his longtime teammate the old-fashioned way: by getting his autograph.

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