UCLA Honors Kobe

n Sunday, Jan. 26, sports figures, celebrities and fans around the world were rocked by the news that basketball icon Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven other victims perished in a helicopter crash in Calabasas. The impact and reaction to his death was especially strong in Los Angeles given Kobe’s 20-year tenure with the L.A. Lakers, bringing five championships to the city. In a series of tributes, the Bruin community honored the fallen giant in the days since his passing.