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Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

Headlines 27/01/2020

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant has reportedly died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, according to TMZ Sports. 

TMZ claims Bryant was traveling in his private helicopter with at least three other people, with one of them reportedly being his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Maria.

During his NBA career, Bryant won five five championships, an was the league's most valuable player in 2008 

The Lakers famously retired both of Bryant's jerseys, number 8 and 24, the only player in team history to receive that honor.

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