Trump mourns 'terrible' death of Kobe Bryant

Trump mourns 'terrible' death of Kobe Bryant

My condolences goes out to the Bryant family and the families of the other passengers on board.

Multiple news sources are reporting that Kobe Bryant's 13-year-old daughter was among those killed in the helicopter crash that also claimed Bryant's life.

African stars including Chelsea great Didier Drogba, Taye Taiwo, Ahmed Elmohamady, Yannick Bolasie and Asisat Oshoala were shocked to hear the news of the death of former Los Angeles Lakers icon Kobe Bryant.

He was only 41 years old. There were no survivors, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. The City of Calabasas has also made an official report regarding the crash.

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"Continuing to move the game forward @KingJames". He was the youngest player in National Basketball Association history at that time, at 18 years, 2 months and 11 days.

Bryant was active as of 10:39 p.m. ET on Saturday night on social media, congratulating LeBron James on Twitter during the Lakers 108-91 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers for passing him for 3rd all-time on the NBA's scoring leaders list. He was named to the All-NBA First Team 11 times. "This is a guy I've known for his entire career", Smith added, noting Bryant's career on and off the basketball court.

Bryant retired in April 2016.

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