As many of you may know, the basketball legend and idol, Kobe Bean Bryant at the age of 41 suddenly passed away early Sunday morning, January 26th 2020. This unexpected death has affected everyone in the basketball community around the world. Kobe Bryant passed away in a helicopter crash along with his 13-year old daughter, Gianna Bryant and 7 others who are all deceased. There have been NBA games canceled, many significant people very emotional and crushed by the situation, and kids around the country dedicating their life or their profession to somehow have a connection to the future Hall of Famer due to this tragedy. Kobe Bryant entered the NBA at age 18 and played with the Lakers for all of the 20 seasons of his career. In those 20 seasons, Kobe accomplished five championships, 15 All-Star Game appearances, four All-Star Game MVP’s, two NBA Finals MVP’s, and third in NBA All-Time Scoring, just to name a few. It is argued that he might be the greatest of all time that the NBA has seen. Kobe Bryant will be deeply missed by many and his legacy will be carried through many around the world and will never be forgotten. Rest In Peace Kobe “Mamba” Bryant.
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