Kobe Bryant, a retired NBA star dies in Helicopter Crash
The NBA (National Basketball Association) star Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash. He retired from the game in 2016. He has won two gold medals in Olympics, one in 2008 and the other in 2012. The star had won 5 championships so far.
Bryant was the first guard in the American history to play 20 seasons. He was also a five-time champion. He won the championship in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009 and 2010.
National BasketBall Association
The NBA is a basketball league located in North Amercia. It is composed of 30 teams. It was founded in New York City in 1946. NBA is one of the four major sports league USA. The other 3 major sports league include Major League Baseball, National Football League and National Hockey League.
All the four leagues are commonly referred as “Big Four”.
NBA in India
NBA launched the first basket ball school in 2017. The school was launched at Mumbai. The school trains both male and female basket ball players between the age of 6 and 18.
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