Updated: Exclusive: One of the most beloved Sports Icons, legendary Basketball blayer Kobe Bryant, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna died in a helicopter crash in California, USA. He was idolized and aspiration to millions of youth in sports fraternity from around the world, and, off course, most famous NBA player with 5 times NBA Championship winner.
According to Wikipedia, he played his entire 20-year career in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the Los Angeles Lakers. He entered the NBA directly from high school and won five NBA championships. Bryant is an 18-time All-Star, 15-time member of the All-NBA Team, 12-time member of the All-Defensive team and was the NBA's Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 2008. Widely regarded as one of the greatest basketball players of all time.
According to Los Angeles Times, he was killed when his helicopter crashed in the hills above Calabasas, California, USA. Seven members on board also died in the crash.
He will be greatly missed generations to come. Let’s pay tribute to this sports icon.