The legendary Black Mamba, Kobe Bryant dies at 41. Along with his young 13-year-old daughter, Gianna and seven other passengers Sunday. Reported from CNN, a helicopter crash into a hillside under foggy conditions in Calabasas, California, flew by Ara Zobayan. Bryant was traveling to a basketball game with his daughter Gianna (GiGi), who was scheduled to play Sunday afternoon. On board was Orange Coast College (OCC) baseball coach John Altobelli, his wife Keri and his daughter Alyssa, whom was Gigi's teammate and Altobelli's brother with Christina Mauser, Mauser was an assistant girls basketball coach for a private school in Corona del Mar, California and Payton and Sarah Chester. Local authorities are working with the National Transportation Safety Board and the FAA to try to determine the cause of the crash. The 41 year old father leaves behind his wife of 18 years Vanessa Bryant, daughter Natalie 17, daughter Bianka 3, and new born Capri 7 months.

Rather your a basketball fan or not we all grew up on the name Kobe Bryant from air shooting paper balls into trash cans from wearing his sneakers. Bryant was one of the greatest to touch the courts, NBA STATS

17 NBA Player of the Month

15 All-NBA

12 All-Defensive Team

32 NBA Player of the Week

2 NBA Finals Most Valuable Player

4 NBA All-Star Most Valuable Player

2 Olympic Gold Medal

1 NBA Most Valuable Player

1 All-Rookie Team

Hundreds of thousands of basketball fans are calling on the NBA to update its logo to honor Kobe Bryant following the basketball great's tragic death. The petition had amassed over 280,000 signatures Monday. You can be part of history by signing the petition at Prays and condolences goes out to the Bryant family and all those lives that was lost.

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