The sporting world lost one of the true greats as Muhammed Ali passed away today at the age of 74.

Ali was one of the most inspirational figures ever with many calling him the greatest sportsman ever.

Today, basketball players paid tribute on Twitter to the man behind “The Rumble in the Jungle” and “The Thriller in Manilla”.

Trey Thompkins (Real Madrid)

Aaron Jackson (CSKA Moscow)

Bogdan Bogdanovic (Fenerbahce)

And, like the Euroleague stars, the NBA players also paid their tributes to Ali.

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver

Tony Parker (San Antonio Spurs)

Nikola Vucevic (Orlando Magic)

Nikola Mirotic (Chicago Bulls)

Rest In Peace, Muhammed Ali. From all of us at TalkBasket.