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Bryant, Kobe, 1978-2020

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Personal name headingBryant, Kobe, 1978-2020
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Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1978-08-23
Death date2020-01-26
Place of birthPhiladelphia (Pa.)
Place of deathCalabasas (Calif.)
AffiliationLos Angeles Lakers (Basketball team) National Basketball Association
Lower Merion High School (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Profession or occupationBasketball players
Found inKobe Bryant, 1998: CIP t.p. (Kobe Bryant) galley (basketball player; b. Aug. 23, 1978, Philadelphia)
Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century, accessed December 27, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Bryant, Kobe; Kobe Bean Bryant; basketball player; born 23 August 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; after an extraordinary career at Lower Merion High School in suburban Philadelphia (1996) he became the youngest guard to be drafted in the history of the National Basketball Association (NBA); drafted by the Charlotte Hornets with the thirteenth pick, he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers for Vlade Divac; blossomed into an NBA superstar and led the Lakers to three consecutive championships (2000-2002); remains one of the most popular figures in the NBA and around the world)
Wikipedia, January 26, 2020: Kobe Bryant (died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California on January 26, 2020)