Twitter pays touching tribute to NBA and LA Lakers legend Kobe Bryant after his death


Tragic news hit the sporting world on 26th January when NBA legend Kobe Bryant died in a tragic helicopter accident in California.

The helicopter was also carrying his 13-year old daughter Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant. According to reports from CNN, a total of 9 passengers were killed during the crash.

The crash occurred at 10 am in the morning in the hills of Calabasas and as the chopper crashed a fire broke out making it impossible for the fire fighting services to rescue him. Sikorsky S-76 helicopter was the name of the chopper that went down.

Kobe Bryant

The Lakers legend was 41-years old and won five NBA championship for the franchise. He spent his entire career with the Lakers franchise. He was also named to the All-Star Game 18 times and was named All-Star MVP four times.

TMZ was the first to report the news and immediately tribute started pouring in for the Lakers legend.


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