Kobe Bryant, 41, was killed in a helicopter crash on January 26, 2020 in Calabasas, California.
Kobe was in his private helicopter with at least three other people when it suddenly went out of control and spiraled to the ground. A fire ensued and caused massive damage. Everyone on board the helicopter died.
Kobe played his entire 20-year NBA career with the Los Angeles Lakers and won 5 NBA Championships and was the NBA MVP several times. Kobe also appeared in countless NBA All-Star games and the Olympics.