Fans mourn death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant

caption arrowCaption
Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star was killed in a helicopter crash near Calabasas, California on Sunday. Fans everywhere are mourning his loss. He was 41.

Lakers icon died with daughter Gianna, three others in a helicopter crash

Even before his death was confirmed, tweets of “NOOOOOO” were peppered throughout the social media platform. Once is was official, more heartfelt posts appeared mourning the death of 41-year-old NBA legend Kobe Bryant.

Bryant and his teen daughter Gianna were killed Sunday in a helicopter crash in Los Angeles.

The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department said that 5 people were killed in the crash in Calabasas. Authorities are investigating the cause of the crash.

» Photos: Notable Kobe Bryant moments in Atlanta

» The Atlanta Hawks and Zoo Atlanta will honor NBA great Kobe Bryant by naming a black mamba after him

About the Author

Editors' Picks