Kobe Bryant, one of the greatest NBA players of all-time and a superstar who left his all on courts, was killed in a horrific helicopter crash in California on Sunday. The king, father & Legend was only 41.
According to multiple news outlets, Bryant & family was on a helicopter flying over Calabasas – a city of 23,000 people located about 30 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. TMZ Sports first reported that Bryant was killed in the crash. FOX Sports also confirmed the report of Bryant’s death.
According to TMZ Sports, The New York Times & FOX SPORTS , Bryant’s daughter Gianna was also killed in the crash. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver also confirmed the death of Bryant and his daughter in a statement.
The basketball community will be mourning this tragic loss for a while and it won't be something to easily get over. TheMelaninPride Magazine would like to send our love & Light to the Bryant family & loved ones. My Kobe & those lost a long side him rest in power!
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