The Lakers legend was reportedly flying in a helicopter together with no less than three different individuals early this morning when the automobile crashed and caught on fireplace. Everyone on board reportedly died. According to TMZ, close by witnesses heard the engine sputtering instantly previous to the crash. Authorities are actively investigating, and given the excessive profile nature of the case, we should always begin to hear extra data shortly.
Bryant’s life, in fact, will at all times be first remembered for his unbelievable contributions to the NBA. Drafted straight out of highschool, the long run Hall of Famer made an instantaneous influence with the Los Angeles Lakers. Alongside Shaquille O’Neal and later Paul Gasol, he received 5 NBA titles, two of which noticed him voted the Most Valuable Player of the finals. He was additionally chosen to 18 All-Star Games, 11 All-NBA First Teams and was voted the Most Valuable Player of the complete league in 2008. He’s virtually definitely one of many 10 to 15 or biggest gamers within the historical past of the NBA and relying on who you ask, he could also be loads increased than that.