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By Lee Hughes
Staff Reporter 

Kobe Bryant and daughter die in helicopter crash

Medical Lake girls b-ball team met Bryant on Jan. 11


Last updated 1/26/2020 at 1:47pm

CALABASAS, CALIF. — Former National Basketball Association legend Kobe Bryant, along with four others, including his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, died Sunday morning in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles, multiple media sources have confirmed.

There were no survivors.

Members of the Medical Lake High School girl’s basketball team were able to meet the basketball icon when they traveled to Cashmere on Jan. 11 for non-league games against the Bulldogs.

Bryant had attended the games to watch Bulldog senior phenom and Bryant protégé Hailey Van Lith play.

Van Lith had trained the previou...

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