President Donald Trump of the United States has described as ”terrible news”, the death of former basketball player, Kobe Bryant and three others in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, Los Angeles.
“Reports are that basketball great Kobe Bryant and three others have been killed in a helicopter crash in California. That is terrible news!,” he wrote in a tweet.
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Reports say the helicopter, which belongs to the former Los Angeles Lakers star, had three other people on board.
An 18-time NBA All-Star, Bryant was widely considered to be one of the greatest basketball players of all-time. He was voted the NBA’s Most Valuable Player in 2008 and went on to win two gold medals with the USA Men’s Basketball team in 2008 and 2012.
He won five championships with the team.