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Lakers legend Kobe Bryant passes away in helicopter crash

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Kobe Bryant, longtime superstar for the Los Angeles Lakers, has passed away this morning in a helicopter crash outside LA, per numerous sources.

There are conflicting sources circulating regarding the death of his daughters, who may or may not have been in the helicopter.

Bryant won 5 NBA championships spanning his illustrious NBA career.