- 9 People, Including Kobe Bryant and his Daughter, Died in a Helicopter Crash in Calabasas, California.
- Brian Received an Oscar Award for the Short Animated Film Dear Basketball In 2018
American basketball league ‘NBA’ veteran Kobe Bryant and his daughter died in a helicopter crash in California. Brian was traveling with his private helicopter on Sunday. He was accompanied by his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and 7 other support staff. According to police, Brian’s helicopter in Calabasas fell down, losing balance and was destroyed by the explosion. In this, all the people aboard the helicopter died.
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Who is Kobe Bryant?
Coby Bryan spent 20 years of his career as a basketball player with the Los Angeles Lakers team. During this time he made the team champion 5 times. He himself became the NBA’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 2008. Apart from this, the MVP was elected in the finals twice. Bryan made the US team a two-time champion in the Olympics. Bryan’s most memorable match was against the Toronto Raptors in 2006, when he scored 81 points for the Los Angeles Lakers. He retired from professional careers in April 2016.
In 2018, Brian’s film Dear Basketball won the Oscar Award for Best Short Animated Film. He wrote the film in 2015, reflecting his love for basketball. Brian and his wife Vanessa have four daughters – Natalia, Bianca, Gianna and Capri.
Brian was Going to Give Coaching to his Daughter’s Team
Coby Bryan was going to the Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks, California in a private helicopter on Sunday. He used to give coaching to his daughter and her team here. Police officials said on condition of anonymity that a boys and girls basketball tournament was to be held in Mamba. Now all these matches have been canceled. Hundreds of people wearing their jerseys gathered outside the academy to pay tribute after news of Brian’s death.
Former US President Barack Obama, Singer Taylor Swift Expressed Grief
Former US President Barack Obama mourned Brian’s death, saying, “He was a legend on the court, he was just starting his second innings, which could prove to be very important.” Losing Gianna as a parent is more painful. Prayers and condolences to Michelle and Brian’s family, his wife Vanessa, on my behalf. “Singer Taylor Swift, on the other hand, wrote,” My heart broke with this incident. I can’t imagine what Brian’s family would be going through. I love to Vanessa and the family of all those who lost their lives.
Cricketers Expressed Grief
Indian team captain Virat Kohli is currently on a tour of New Zealand and from there he has expressed grief over the death of Kobi Bryant through his social media and has said that it has gone awry. Virat Kohli wrote in his Instagram post, “It is very bad to hear this news today. A lot of childhood memories have been spent watching them. It is great to see what this magician used to do in court. I would be mesmerized. Was. How unpredictable and fickle life is. His daughter, Jiana, has also died in this accident. I am heartbroken. God bless your soul, family. Give strength and compassion. “