Kobe Bryant one of the greatest basketball players of all time died in a helicopter crash on Sunday near Calabasas, California.
Kobe was an 18-time NBA All-Star who won 5 NBA championships, 1 regular season MVP and 2 Finals MVP over a 20-year remarkable career with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Kobe and his 13year old daughter Gianna, were on board his private helicopter to her basketball game at a sports academy where he coached her team.
All 9 passengers on board the helicopter including the pilot died in the crash.
Kobe won an Oscar in 2018 for best animated short film based on his retirement poem, “Dear Basketball”.