The Kobe Collection: Rumors Swirled in the Wake of NBA Star's Untimely Death

Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash in late January 2020 at the age of 41.

Published Jan 30, 2020

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 29: Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna Bryant attend a basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Dallas Mavericks at Staples Center on December 29, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images) (Getty Images)
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On Jan. 26, 2020, a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, killed NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his teenage daughter, Gianna, and seven other people. As this shocking news started to reverberate around the internet, so did rumors about the former Los Angeles Laker. 

Here are some of the claims that we've examined in the wake of Bryant's death. 

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Dan Evon is a former writer for Snopes.

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