Kobe Bryant, 41, Dies in Helicopter Crash

Kobe Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers superstar and 5-time NBA Champion has passed away in a tragic helicopter crash in Southern California per TMZ and media reports.

Bryant’s Studio, Granity Studios, had recently won an Oscar and the basketball lifer had begun to indulge in interests he had placed on the back burner for decades.

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