Basketball icon Kobe Bryant, teenage daughter killed in helicopter crash at California

Basketball icon, Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, lost their lives in a helicopter crash on Sunday in California, Los Angeles, leaving a legacy that spanned 20 years in professional s

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January 27, 2020: Basketball icon, Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, lost their lives in a helicopter crash on Sunday in California, Los Angeles, leaving a legacy that spanned 20 years in professional sports and a growing second career as an investor.

Kobe was 41 and had won five NBA championships. He was among nine people who were killed when the helicopter they were in slammed into a hillside in Calabasas, California, the Los Angeles, sources said.

A 6-foot-6 small forward, Bryant was a gifted scorer whose intensity and work ethic became lore throughout the sports world. He entered the NBA in 1996 directly out of high school, and as the youngest player in the league had an almost-immediate impact for the Lakers

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