Kobe Bryant, LA Lakers legend, daughter, 3 others die in helicopter crash

Kobe Bryant, LA Lakers legend, daughter, 3 others die in helicopter crash

- Kobe Bryant has been killed with four others including daughter Gianna in his private helicopter crashed in Calabasas

- The Los Angeles Lakers legend is the fourth highest scoring player in NBA's history with 33,643 points

- His death was confirmed by the United States media out TMZ Sports

Kobe Bryant has been killed in a helicopter crash including his daughter Gianna in an incident that occurred in Calabasas, California, as the basketball world has been thrown into mourning, TMZ Sports reports.

The NBA legend who is the fourth highest scoring player with 33,655 points just one short of Lebron James, was confirmed dead.

Reports claim former LA Lakers legend was traveling with four other unidentified people in his private helicopter when the incident happened, and everyone on board lost their lives.

The cause of the crash is still unknown as the incident is currently under investigation by local authorities.

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Bryant survived by his wife Vanessa and their four daughters - Natalia and Bianca and newly born Capri.

The 18-time NBA All-Star spent his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles based club, helping them to win five titles before finally calling it quits with the game in 2016.

The 41-year-old was the first guard in NBA history to play at least 20 seasons at topflight level.

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Source: Legit.ng

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