The entire Los Angeles Lakers community has been rocked to its core with the death of Kobe Bryant.
Now, more tragic news has added to the original report.
According to an update of the tragic incident, Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter Gianna was also killed in the helicopter crash.
Sources: Kobe Bryant was on his way to a travel basketball game with his daughter Gianna when the helicopter crashed. Those aboard the helicopter also included another player and parent.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) January 26, 2020
Bryant and his daughter were on their way to the Mamba Academy for a basketball practice at the time of the crash.
There is no way to put this tragedy into words. The loss of the basketball legend is bad enough. To add the loss of such young lives to that tragedy is almost too much to bear.
Without a doubt, the Lakers organization will soon make plans to try to find a way to make sure that the memories of Bryant and his daughter are never forgotten.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Bryant family during this truly sorrowful time.