5x NBA Chamption Kobe Bryant has died at the age of 41. Bryant died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas Sunday morning. Reports confirmed that Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, also perished in the crash. Bryant along with several others were in route to a basketball game. Bryant often traveled by helicopter.

Bryant retired from the NBA in 2016, after playing from 20 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers. He was a first-round pick in the 1996 draft, winning 5 NBA championships, 2 NBA Finals MVPs and he was the league MVP in ’08. In 2018, he won an Oscar for Best Animated Short Film for Dear Basketball.

We send our heartfelt condolences to The Bryant Family and all of those affected by this tragedy.