RIP Kobe Bryant— Abdul Memon (@abdulamemon) January 26, 2020
You were one of the greatest basketball players to ever bring the game
You are gone way too soon and we will forever miss you pic.twitter.com/vYd3hq6JFK
A helicopter crash Sunday morning killed former basketball great Kobe Bryant in Southern California, Variety and TMZ report.
All five people aboard died when the helicopter crashed into a hillside in Calabasas near Malibu in Los Angeles County, USA Today reports. Firefighters extinguished a fire that burned about one acre after the crash.
Bryant, 41, retired from the Los Angeles Lakers in 2016.