Bryant in 2015 (Image: Keith Allison) ... On Sunday morning, a helicopter with basketball player Kobe Bryant and eight others on board crashed in Calabasas, , according to authorities.
KOBE BRYANT died in a helicopter crash in California today, it has been announced this evening.
The basketball star, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna are among the nine killed in the crash.
Basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were killed in a helicopter crash, the NBA said in a memo to employees.
The former Los Angeles Lakers star and his 13-year-old daughter were in the NBA star's private helicopter with seven other people when it crashed north-west of Los Angeles, killing everyone on board.
Bryant, 41, who won five titles with the Los Angeles Lakers, was traveling with his 13-year-old daughter when they and seven other people perished in the crash.
LOS ANGELES (CNA) — Basketball superstar Kobe Bryant died Sunday in a helicopter crash in Southern California.
The world has been shaken by the news that basketball legend Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash at the age of 41.
Kobe Bryant, one of the greatest basketball players of all time, has died in a helicopter crash.
Star, 41, and his daughter Gianna were among nine people in a helicopter that crashed near Calabasas, Calif.