NBA family reacts to tragic shooting in Orlando; expresses condolences to victims, families

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OAKLAND β€” The NBA Finals feel small in the wake of the tragic shooting that killed at least 50 people at an Orlando night club.

Players and others in the NBA family, like the entire nation, expressed sympathy for the victims of this senseless terrorist act.

“My condolences goes out to all the lost ones and families in the tragic shooting in Orlando,” LeBron James said to open his remarks to the press on Sunday. “I think it’s another hit for us as Americans and what we have to deal with in our world today, and it definitely puts things in perspective on basketball. For myself, it’s just a small matter of what reality really is. So my prayers to all the lost ones and all the ones that are recovering from this morning’s tragedy in Orlando.”

Other members of the NBA community took to social media to express their thoughts, including members of the Orlando Magic.

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