Kobe Bryant died on January 26, 2020, in a helicopter crash
He was an 18X NBA All-Star, a 5X NBA Champion and 2X NBA Finals MVP.
Kobe earned hundreds of millions of dollars from salary and endorsements during his lifetime
He was the highest paid athletes even after his retirement
He started every game and people was starting compared to the likes of Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson.
His third year of professional career brought him a $70 million 6-year contract extension
1999 Phil Jackson became coach of the Lakers
Jackson, Kobe and The Lakers would go on to win the NBA championship five times