Dean Smith Dead: All the Tweets You Need to Read

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Head coach Dean Smith of the North Carolina Tar Heels looks on during a 1996 NCAA Tournament game against the Texas Tech Red Raiders at the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia. (Doug Pensinger /Allsport)

North Carolina basketball coach and Michael Jordan mentor Dean Smith has died at age 83. He was known for his civil rights activism prior to leading the Tar Heels in 879 winning games and two National Championships.

Smith died surrounded by family and friends in his Chapel Hill, North Carolina home. He had been suffering from dementia.

Twitter has been offering their sympathy and condolences to the Smith family. Read on for the best tweets about this legendary man.