• A Father's Love: Remembering Basketball Legend Kobe Bryant and His Daughter, Gianna Bryant

    22 days ago - By Essence

    The world is mourning the sudden loss of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, who died tragically in a helicopter crash in California on Sunday morning at the age of 41. The five-time NBA champion, who played for the Los Angeles Lakers throughout his entire league career, was also a loving husband and devoted father to his four daughters, Natalia, Bianka, Gianna and Capri. In news that only compounded this tragedy, the world learned that Bryant's daughter, Gianna Bryant, 13, also died in the crash, which killed five people in total. Following in her father's footsteps, Gianna, affectionately known as...
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  • Kobe Bryant Dead at 41: Celebrities Remember His Legacy

    22 days ago - By Teen Vogue

    L.A. Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant has reportedly died at age 41, and celebrities from Demi Lovato to Gigi Hadid are sharing their memories.
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  • Friends, Fans Pay Tribute To Kobe Bryant After Superstar's Death At 41

    Friends, Fans Pay Tribute To Kobe Bryant After Superstar's Death At 41

    22 days ago - By The Huffington Post

    The former Los Angeles Laker died Sunday in a helicopter crash.
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  • Kobe Bryant in Photos

    22 days ago - By Essence

    Legendary NBA player Kobe Bryant died suddenly in a fatal helicopter crash on Sunday. He was 41. ESPN reports that also on board was his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and three other passengers. There were no survivors in the crash that happened in Calabasas, California. Throughout his storied career, which spanned 20 years playing professional basketball for the Los Angeles Lakers, Bryant won five NBA championships. His records are countless on the court, but since retiring in 2016, Bryant also made a name for himself. Along with penning a children's book, he was also the first...
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  • Kobe Bryant's Daughter Gianna, 13, Dies Alongside Father In Helicopter Crash

    22 days ago - By Essence

    On Sunday morning, on their way to basketball camp in Thousand Oaks, California, Gianna Bryant, 13, and her father, Kobe Bryant, 41, died when their helicopter crashed in Calabasas, California. According to initial reports, the plane was carrying a total of 5 people, the other names have yet to be confirmed.
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  • Kobe Bryant Has Reportedly Died

    22 days ago - By Teen Vogue

    Kobe Bryant has reportedly died at 41 years old.
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  • Kobe Bryant Reportedly Dead Following Helicopter Crash

    Kobe Bryant Reportedly Dead Following Helicopter Crash

    22 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Kobe Bryant has reportedly passed away at 41 years old following a helicopter crash while flying over Calabasas, CA. According to TMZ , a fire broke out while his private helicopter was in flight, forcing the vehicle to fall out of the sky. The former NBA player is regarded as one of the greatest basketball players of all time. During his illustrious 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers , Bryant led his team to five NBA championships. Bryant also made 18 All-Star teams, received two NBA Finals MVP honors and was named league MVP in 2008. Both of Bryant's Lakers jerseys - number 8 and...
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  • Kobe Bryant Dies In Helicopter Crash

    Kobe Bryant Dies In Helicopter Crash

    22 days ago - By Essence

    On Sunday morning, Kobe Bryant and passengers of a helicopter died when it came down and burst into flames in Calabasas, California. According to the L.A. Times, a crash was reported at 10:00 a.m, and had 5 people on board. Shortly after the Times reported the crash, TMZ reported that the plane belonged to Kobe Bryant, and he was a passenger. Although the Times has not released the official names of all of those onboard, ABC7 reporter Curt Sandoval confirmed Bryant's death on Twitter. Bryant is survived by his wife Vanessa, and four daughters - Gianna,Capri, Bianca and Natalia. This is an...
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  • Celebrities Are In Shock After Kobe Bryant's Sudden Death

    Celebrities Are In Shock After Kobe Bryant's Sudden Death

    22 days ago - By Essence

    Legendary basketball player Kobe Bryant was among those who died in a helicopter crash Sunday morning in Calabasas, California, a source confirmed to ESPN. ESSENCE reached out to a rep for Bryant, but didn't immediately hear back. Bryant, who retired from the NBA in 2015 after winning five championships with the Los Angeles Lakers, leaves behind his wife, Vanessa, and his four daughters. As news trickles in about the crash that took the NBA player's life along with four others, celebrities have already taken to social media to remember the basketball star known as The Black Mamba. Here's...
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  • Report: Kobe Bryant Dead At 41

    22 days ago - By OK!

    Kobe Bryant has been killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday morning, January 26, according to TMZ. He was 41.
    Reports say the former NBA star was traveling with at least three other people in his private helicopter in Calabasas, California when the helicopter allegedly went down and a fire broke out. Emergency personnel responded, however, none of the passengers on board survived.
    Five people are confirmed dead and it's reported that Kobe's wife, Vanessa Bryant was not among those on board.
    The cause of the crash is currently under investigation as the story is developing.
    Kobe is survived...
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  • Kobe Bryant Dead, Dies in Helicopter Crash

    22 days ago - By TMZ

    Kobe Bryant died in a helicoper crash in Calabasas Sunday morning... TMZ Sports has confirmed. Kobe was traveling with at least 3 other people in his private helicopter when it went down. A fire broke out. Emergency personnel responded, but nobody...
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