Kobe Bryant’s death: Cleveland Cavaliers in ‘disbelief’ and ‘shock’

Tuesday, 28 Jan, 2020

After confirming the death of NBA basketballer, Kobe Bryant, in a helicopter crash, TMZ have now updated reporting to confirm his 13-year old daughter, Gianna, was also killed in the crash.

Emergency personnel responded but none of the nine people onboard survived, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office said during a press conference.

LA county firefighters on the scene of the helicopter crash that reportedly killed Kobe Bryant in Calabasas.

"They will look at man, machine and environment", said Gary C. Robb, an aviation attorney in Kansas City who wrote a textbook on helicopter-crash litigation.

"Words can not express his impact on Players, the NBA and the game of basketball".

Kobe Bryant selflessly helped people at the scene of a auto crash in California last month, and the moment was captured in a video that later went viral.

The 41-year-old was travelling in his private helicopter when a fire broke out.

While the Staples Center was surrounded by barricades for the Grammy Awards, determined fans navigated the security barriers to pay their respects.

The NBA grappled with the sudden death of league great Kobe Bryant on Sunday, players taking to courts across the country before they even had time to properly absorb the news. That's just the competitiveness that he had that's what I'll always remember.

Kobe is widely considered one of the greatest National Basketball Association players of all time - making 18 All-Star teams during his 20 year career with the Lakers.

The worlds of sports and entertainment mourned Bryant's death on Sunday.

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President Obama, who served as President of the United States from 2008 to 2016, was in office when the Lakers won the NBA Finals in 2009 and 2010 and hosted Bryant and his teammates in Washington, D.C.in 2010. He also earned gold medals as a member of the US men's basketball team in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.