Basketball legend killed in helicopter crash

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Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Kobe Bryant, basketball legend, has died in a helicopter crash.

Bryant was 41 years old when he died in a helicopter crash in California. Bryant played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He entered the NBA right after high school, and went on to win 5 championships.

A report on the Mirror detailed that he was travelling in his private helicopter, which is said to have caught fire after going down. 5 have been confirmed dead. His wife is not believed to have been on board.

He is regarded to be one of the greatest basketball players of all time. He led the NBA in scoring during two seasons and ranks fourth on both the all-time regular season scoring and the all-time postseason scoring.