The death of former nba superstar kobe bryant sent shockwaves around the world on sunday morning. As did the rest of the teams in the league the oklahoma city thunder expressed their condolences over the untimely passing of.
Here are the nine victims of the calabasas helicopter crash including bryant.
Kobe bryant death usa today. The article was placed on the left hand corner of the newspaper while the piece covering bryant s death took up maximum. 26 as the former nba star s date of assassination rather than date of death the result which mentions the date of. Retired nba basketball player kobe bryant his 13 year old daughter gianna baseball coach john altobelli five other passengers and the pilot.
Kobe bryant will be honored posthumously this year as a 2020 inductee in the basketball hall of fame. Our full interview with kobe just days before his tragic. There was an immediate outpouring of grief and disbelief followed by sympathies and tributes to the late lakers star.
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Were kobe bryant death and coronavirus reported on the same day. Bryant retired in 2016 as a five time nba champion 11 time all nba. Usa today published a front page article about the development of a covid 19 vaccine the same day kobe bryant s death was reported.
Kobe bryant s 13 year old daughter gianna was among those who died a person with knowledge of the situation told usa today. On january 26 2020 a sikorsky s 76b helicopter crashed in calabasas california around 30 miles 48 kilometres northwest of downtown los angeles en route from john wayne airport to camarillo airport nine people were on board. Usa today delivers current local and national news sports entertainment finance technology and more through award winning journalism photos videos and vr.
Usa today sports mark medina sat down with kobe bryant days prior to his tragic death to discuss the nba legends future plans. Kobe bryant newspaper article. Kobe bryant death basketball icon s entertainment legacy was just beginning after oscars win news of bryant s tragic death came monday as stars were gearing up for music s biggest night.