DMV athletes react to Chadwick Boseman's passing


The sports world was in shambles Friday evening when it was announced that Chadwick Boseman, 43, passed away after a long battle with colon cancer.

While many know Boseman as the Black Panther or his role as Jackie Robinson, he was a great friend, leader, and icon for many. 

Here's how some athletes around the DMV reacted to his untimely passing. 

Bradley Beal - Washington Wizards


"Man 2020 has been s-----," Beal tweeted after the news broke. "Dude made Black Panther while fighting that. Smh you just never know what people are going thru! Give people their flowers while they are here!!!!!"

Dwayne Haskins - Washington Football Team

"2020 why?" Haskins tweeted. 

Robert Griffin III - Baltimore Ravens

"Wakanda Forever," the Ravens backup QB tweeted with an accompanying photo of him rocking the mask while seemingly arriving to a game. 

Troy Brown Jr. - Washington Wizards

"Rest In Peace Chadwick Boseman," Troy Brown Jr. tweeted.

Lamar Jackson - Baltimore Ravens

"SIP Legendz," Jackson tweeted alongside a picture of Boseman with the late Kobe Bryant.