According to reports by TMZ sports NBA star, Kobe Bryant is dead.
The reports indicate that he died after a helicopter he was on board crashed in Calabasas Sunday morning.
The reports indicate that although Emergency personnel responded, nobody on board survived. 5 people are confirmed dead.
The reports mentioned that his wife, Vanessa was not on the flight.
Meanwhile, an investigation into the cause of the accident is currently ongoing.
KB is survived by his wife Vanessa, and their four daughters — Gianna, Natalia and Bianca and their newborn Capri.
Kobe is widely considered one of the greatest NBA players of all time — making 18 All-Star teams during his 20-year career with the 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.