(PM) – TMZ is reporting that former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas on Sunday morning.
Bryant was traveling with at least three other people in his private helicopter before the crash. Everyone onboard has died. Vanessa Bryant was not amongst the dead.
ABC reports that Bryant’s four daughters were on the helicopter with him and all have died.
The helicopter was a Sikorsky S-76 chopper, owned by the NBA legend. Bryant was known to use a helicopter to fly to games in Staples center.
Bryant is survived by his wife.
Kobe Bryant was an 18-time all-star and was widely considered as one of the best players of all time. Bryant won five NBA championships and was NBA Finals MVP two times. He was the league MVP in 2008.
He was the youngest player in NBA history to reach 30,000 points. Bryant finished his career with 33,643 points, which is the 4th most of all time.
Bryant played his entire career with the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers retired both of Bryant’s jerseys, numbers 8 and 24. He