Kobe Bryant & Daughter Killed in Helicopter Crash
NBA star Kobe Bryant has been killed in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles. His 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, was also killed.
On January 26, 2020, Bryant and four others were killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.
There was reportedly a fire.
Nobody on board survived.
The cause of the crash is still being investigated.
He played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.
He entered the NBA directly from high school and won five NBA championships.
Bryant was an 18-time All-Star, 15-time member of the All-NBA Team, 12-time member of the All-Defensive team and was the NBA's Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 2008.
Widely regarded as one of the greatest basketball players of all time, he led the NBA in scoring during two seasons, ranks fourth on the league's all-time regular season scoring and fourth on the all-time postseason scoring list.