The New York Post reports:
Legendary NBA player Kobe Bryant has died in a California helicopter crash. He was 41.
Bryant was among at least four people traveling in his private helicopter over Calabasas when a fire broke out, sending the chopper spiraling from the sky, according to TMZ Sports. There were no survivors, and the cause of the crash is under investigation, according to TMZ.
Bryant starred for two decades with the Los Angeles Lakers, winning five championships and making 18 All-Star Games before retiring after the 2016 season.
Kobe Bryant, 41, has been killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas https://t.co/jA37wd85FH
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) January 26, 2020
#BREAKING: Kobe Bryant, the NBA and MVP who spanned a 20-year career with the L.A. Lakers, died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas. He was 41.
— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) January 26, 2020
— Variety (@Variety) January 26, 2020