NBA Legend Kobe Bryant Dead in Helicopter Crash
Stunning news in the sports world, as one of the greatest to ever play basketball is dead at the age of 41 in a helicopter crash.
Kobe Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers superstar and future NBA Hall of Famer, died on Sunday in a helicopter crash. He was 41.
Officials confirm to Variety that Bryant was a passenger on board a helicopter that crashed in the Los Angeles County suburb of Calabasas.
TMZ first reported the news.
A five-time NBA champion with the Lakers, Bryant was considered one of the greatest basketball players of all-time.
He is survived by his wife, Vanessa, and four daughters – Gianna, Natalia and Bianca and Capri.
UPDATE: Gets worse…
Sources: Kobe Bryant was on his way to a travel basketball game with his daughter Gianna when the helicopter crashed. Those aboard the helicopter also included another player and parent.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) January 26, 2020