- Kobe Bryant was a five-time NBA Champion who played all 20 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers.
- Kobe and four others were among dead because of the crash.
- Sources stating that family members were involved.
Calabasas, Calif. – The world shifted slightly on Sunday, as Kobe Bryant has been reported dead on scene from a helicopter accident.
Early in the investigation, a group of bikers reported seeing an aircraft fall. When authorities arrived on scene, Bryant, 41, was one of the first identified.
The helicopter, which was owned by Bryant, appeared only as smoldering debris. All on board were reported dead on the scene.
The crash occurred while on the way to his daughter’s basketball practice around Thousand Oaks.
Reports believe that his daughter, Gianna, 15, was also on board.
As the story is still developing, more will certainly come regarding the Laker great.
Kobe was a fearless leader, who brought the Mamba Mentality to the NBA. His dedication to the city of Los Angeles and impact on the NBA can never be measured. Those who were fans always will, and always will continue to, display their unwavering love while these who weren’t still find ways to respect him.
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