Kobe Bryant is dead

Legendary Lakers and NBA icon Kobe Bryant has reportedly died in a California helicopter crash on sunday morning. He was 41.

Kobe was reportedly travailing with at least 3 persons. They were over Calabasas when a fire broke out, sending the chopper spiraling from the sky, according to the reports. They were no survivals in the crash.

TMZ also confirms that his wife Vanessa, was not among those aboard the chopper.

Kobe Bryant won five championships made 18 All-Star Games appearances with the lakers before retiring after the 2016 season.

kobe bryant dies in helicopter crash

The cause of the crash is still being investigated.