Kobe Bryant death
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The NBA world suffered a devastating blow on Sunday morning when Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash.

The 41-year-old, a father of four, died on Sunday when the helicopter he was in caught fire and crashed into hills in Calabasas, California. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department confirmed there were no survivors.

As the devastating news spread on one of the most tragic days in the history of sports, the NBA world took time to mourn one of the NBA’s greatest legends, extend their prayers and share their memories of Bryant.

Matt Johnson
NFL, MLB & college football writer for Sportsnaut. Graduated from San Diego State University with BA in Journalism, 2019. Grew up in Sacramento, now based in Indianapolis. Seen on MSN. Previously: eDraft, The Connection, With the First Pick