Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol tweet prayers for Oklahoma tornado victims

Massive tornado rakes Moore, Okla., on Monday.
(Alonzo Adams / Associated Press)

On Monday, Moore, Okla., outside Oklahoma City was hit by a devastating tornado, causing massive damage and claiming many lives.

Lakers guard Kobe Bryant took a moment to tweet to his 2.6 million followers, passing on fundraising information.

Thoughts and prayers Text “REDCROSS” to 90999 for $10 donation to help tornado victims in #OKC #okwx — Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) May 21, 2013

Forward/center Pau Gasol also shared a prayer on Twitter.

Everyone in Oklahoma be safe! Very scary images of the Tornado. #PrayForOklahoma — Pau Gasol (@paugasol) May 20, 2013

Former Lakers guard Derek Fisher, who just finished the season with the Oklahoma City Thunder with a second-round loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, also gave his prayers.


Pray for all the people of Oklahoma impacted by the tornadoes. Yesterday & today were devastating to this community. My thoughts & prayers are with you all. #prayforokc — DerekFisher (@derekfisher) May 21, 2013

Relief efforts will continue as Oklahoma tries to recover from what was called “a monster” tornado.


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