CALABASAS, CA. (THECOUNT) — NBA legend Kobe Bryant is dead, multiple sources are reporting Sunday.
Bryant, 41, was reportedly killed in a helicopter crash in California Sunday morning, according to TMZ and multiple other news outlets.
One day before his death, Kobe took to Twitter to congratulate LeBron James on passing his all-time NBA scoring record:
Continuing to move the game forward @KingJames. Much respect my brother 💪🏾 #33644
— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) January 26, 2020
TMZ reports Bryant is among five who were killed when the helicopter crashed in Calabasas, California, which is just west of Los Angeles.
Kobe Bryant’s wife Vanessa nor his children, Natalia, Bianka, Gianna and Capri, were aboard the doomed aircraft, according to reports.
Geo quick facts: Calabasas is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, located in the hills west of the San Fernando Valley and in the northwest Santa Monica Mountains between Woodland Hills, Agoura Hills, West Hills, Hidden Hills, and Malibu, California – Wikipedia.