On January 26, 2020 it was reported that legendary basketball player, Kobe Bryant passed away in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, along with 7 other passengers including his 13 year old daughter, Gianna Bryant.
Kobe Bryant was born in Philadelphia and played for the Los Angeles Lakers for 20 consecutive years. Bryant was a five time NBA champion, a two time finals MVP and league MVP in 2008, amongst other accomplishments.
His unexpected death shook the nation, especially within the sports community. He and his daughter will be dearly missed. Rest in peace Kobe and Gianna Bryant.