KOBE BRYANT

UND basketball remembers Kobe Bryant

Fighting Hawks players and coaches say they were inspired by the NBA Legend

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — News of the shocking and tragic death of NBA superstar Kobe Bryant had the world shaken up on Sunday, and that includes here in the state of North Dakota, where both the men’s and women’s basketball teams at UND have felt the impact. “Kobe just meant so much to the game of basketball,” senior guard Billy…

NBA Legend Kobe Bryant Killed in Helicopter Crash

Bryant's daughter Gianna, 13, was also killed in the helicopter crash, along with three other people, a source says

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash Sunday. He was 41. A person familiar with the situation tells the AP that Bryant died in a crash near Calabasas, California. Bryant’s daughter Gianna, 13, was also killed in the helicopter crash. Los Angeles Sheriff Alex Villanueva says that nine people — the pilot and…