Lakers Superstar Kobe Bryant Dies In Helicopter Crash

Lakers Superstar Kobe Bryant Dies In Helicopter Crash-SurgeZirc UK
Kobe Bryant

Travelling in his private helicopter, Kobe Bryant and four others crashed over Calabasas on Sunday morning, TMZ reported. Emergency personnel responded, but there were no survivors.

His wife and four daughters are said to have not been among the deceased.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s office has so far confirmed five people died in a helicopter crash over Calabasas.

An 18-time NBA All-Star, Bryant was considered to be one of the greatest basketball players of all-time.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s office has so far confirmed five people died in a helicopter crash over Calabasas.

A fire is said to have broken out and the helicopter spiralled until it crash-landed over Calabasas, killing everyone on board.

Bryant is survived by his wife Vanessa and their four daughters — Gianna, Natalia, Biance, and Capri, who was born in June of 2019.

Though retired from basketball since 2016, Bryant was still a regular at NBA games and he even began dabbling into filmmaking. He won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 2018 for the movie ‘Dear Basketball.’

Bryant was universally beloved by Los Angeles basketball fans as he played his entire 20 year career with the Lakers. During his time there, he won five championships and made 18 All-Star Games.

He also won gold medals as part of the US national team at the Olympics in 2008 and 2012

 

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