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NBA Basketball icon Kobe Bryant, 41, has reportedly died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday. TMZ reported the Bryant was in his private helicopter with at least three other people when it started to crash. The Los Angeles County Fire Department said at least five people died in the crash. Kobe Bryant is an NBA legend. Bryant is a former NBA basketball star who spent his 20-season career entirely with the Los Angeles Lakers. He is also the third all-time scorer in the NBA and won five NBA championships. Bryant was born on August 23, 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but lived in Italy, where his father played basketball, for most of his childhood. In 1996, Bryant joined the NBA right after graduating from high school. During his NBA career, Bryant proved his icon status.