Michael Jordan is among those mourning the tragic death of Kobe Bryant. Bryant was killed in a plane crash in Calabasas Sunday morning at age 41, TMZ Sports first reported. His 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, was also onboard and killed. Estee Portnoy, the manager and spokeswoman for Jordan, 56, released a statement on Twitter on behalf of the NBA legend. "I am in shock over the tragic news of Kobe's and Gianna's passing," the statement began. "Words can't describe the pain I'm feeling. I loved Kobe – he was like a little brother to me. We used to talk often and I will miss those . . .
More details have been released regarding Kobe Bryant‘s tragic death. On Sunday, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva, Los Angeles County Fire Department Chief Daryl Osby and other authorities held a press conference to address the helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, that claimed the life of Bryant, 41, as well as his daughter Gianna, 13. "All survivors were determined to have been perished," Osby said. Villanueva confirmed a total of nine victims, the pilot and eight others, died in the crash. RELATED: Kobe Bryant Dies in Calabasas Helicopter Crash at 41 Bryant was . . .
The day before Kobe Bryant tragically died at age 41, the NBA legend honored LeBron James in what would be his final social media post. Bryant, 41, was the third-leading scorer in NBA history with 33,643 points - but that all changed during James' game against the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday. James, 35, paid tribute to the Los Angeles Lakers legend with special Nike shoes during the game when he surpassed Bryant's record. Bryant thus became the forth-leading scorer in the NBA at the time of his death. On Saturday evening, Bryant congratulated James on his latest milestone in what . . .
Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas Sunday morning, a source confirms to PEOPLE. The NBA legend, 41, was reportedly traveling with at least three other people in his private helicopter when it went down, according to TMZ. Emergency personnel responded but nobody on board survived. Five people are confirmed dead, TMZ reported. The outlet says that Bryant's wife, Vanessa Bryant, was not onboard. Spokespersons for LA county sheriff's office and LAPD did not immediately respond to PEOPLE's request for comment. Bryant is survived by Vanessa, 37, and their four children . . .
In a galaxy far, far, away . . . Adam Driver returned to Saturday Night Live to recreate his hilarious 2016 sketch. The Star Wars actor, 36, hosted the NBC comedy series this weekend and reprised Driver's villainous character Kylo Ren pretending to be an employee for Undercover Boss: Where Are They Now. This time, Driver suited up as an entry-level intern named Randy, and again learned the hard truth of how people truly feel about Kylo Ren in Star Destroyer H17. "I haven't been the best boss lately," Driver says in a confessional. "I've been a little distracted by some . . .