Kobe Bryant


Tragedy: Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash.

TMZ first to report; confirmed by ESPN

Wes McElroy
January 26, 2020 - 2:50 pm

The sports world was shaken Sunday afternoon with the news of the death of Kobe Bryant.

First reported by TMZ, the NBA great was traveling in a private helicopter when it went down in California this morning. The story is here.

Reaction is coming in from all over the sports world:

Breaking news from TMZ -235pm


Story from the LA Times but no names named yet.

This story has not been confirmed. News is coming out as the afternoon carries on.