Former Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna reportedly died in a helicopter crash Sunday:
NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter were among five people killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday, a source confirmed to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Bryant was 41.
Bryant was on his way to a travel basketball game with his daughter Gianna Bryant, who was 13, when the helicopter crashed, sources told Wojnarowski. Those aboard the helicopter also included another player and parent and the pilot. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, there were no survivors. An investigation is ongoing.
The NBA community is in a state of shock right now and still trying to digest the information. The media is speculating on who else was on the plane. The Associated Press now says nine people were killed.
BREAKING: Sheriff says records show nine people were killed when helicopter crashed in California. Sources tell @AP that Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter were among the victims.
— The Associated Press (@AP) January 26, 2020
Stay tuned …