On January 26, 2020 local time, NBA legend Kobe Bryant passed away in a helicopter accident. He was only 41 years old.
The crash site was located in the Alabasas area of Los Angeles County, California. There were 9 people on board, including Kobe's second daughter, 13-year-old Gianna.
Kobe Bryant is considered one of the most outstanding athletes in the history of NBA and basketball.
In 1996, the 18-year-old Kobe was selected by the Charlotte Hornets in the 13th place in the first round, then entered the Los Angeles Lakers, and then played for the Los Angeles Lakers throughout his NBA career.
In his 20-year career, Kobe has won 5 championships, 2 Finals MVP, 1 regular season MVP, was selected to the 18th All-Star, 15 best team roster, and joined the US team in 2008. And won the championship in the 2012 Olympic Games.
On December 19, 2017, Kobe said the phrase "Mamba Out" and the Lakers No. 8 and No. 24 jerseys were officially retired.
(Edited by Lu Huiqian)
Editor in charge: [Li Ji]