National Basketball Association legend Kobe Bryant passes away

National Basketball Association (NBA) legend Kobe Bryant passed away in a helicopter crash with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. Bryant was a 5-time NBA champion and 2-time Olympic gold medallist is widely regarded as one of the greatest basketball players in history.

Bryant rocketed to fame as an 18-year-old rookie and played 20 years for the Los Angeles Lakers – 18 of them as an all-star – winning 5 NBA championships. His death sent shockwaves through the National Basketball Association, which he helped propel to international prominence, and around the world.

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