The clippers mourn kobe bryant an icon in this city and this sport who inspired teammates and opponents with his drive and determination. 12 49 pm pt president trump just tweeted about kobe s death.
He was also the maternal nephew of nba player john chubby cox.
Kobe bryant death. Bryant s two retired jerseys hanging in the rafters of the staples center were illuminated by spotlight. Tmz was the first to report that bryant and his 13 year old daughter. Kobe left an indelible mark on the world.
Saying reports are that basketball great kobe bryant and three others have been killed in a helicopter crash in california. His middle name bean was derived from his father s nickname jellybean. Kobe bryant may not have been the driver of the n b a s extraordinary growth abroad but he was a core vehicle for it acting as an ambassador for basketball throughout his career both for the.
A week after bryant s death staples center staff began to clean up the makeshift memorial outside the arena but promised to catalog pack and ship all nonperishable items to his family. He was 41 years old. His parents named him after the famous beef of kobe japan which they saw on a restaurant menu.
Los angeles lakers legend kobe bryant was killed in a helicopter crash in california on sunday morning. Bryant was one of nine people who died when the helicopter they were in crashed on a hillside in calabasas california. Nba legend kobe bryant 41 died sunday in a helicopter crash.
Bryant was born in philadelphia the youngest of three children and only son of former nba player joe bryant and pamela cox bryant.