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.
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.
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ABC News is reporting that Bryant’s daughter Gianna was also on board the helicopter.