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Newspaper front pages a day after Kobe Bryant’s death

The NBA legend’s death sparked headlines across the globe.
The world reacts a day after the death of NBA Legend Kobe Bryant.
The world reacts a day after the death of NBA Legend Kobe Bryant. [ Josh Fiallo ]
Published Jan. 27, 2020

NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter were two of several people killed Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.

News of the crash sent shockwaves throughout the world, capturing front-page stories from Los Angeles to the east coast, all the way to Europe — even in nations where basketball is usually an afterthought.

A day later, here’s a look at those headlines in major newspapers as the world remembers the long-time Laker and father of four.

Los Angeles Times

Pages from the Los Angeles Times, the city where Kobe Bryant played two decades in the NBA with the Lakers.
Pages from the Los Angeles Times, the city where Kobe Bryant played two decades in the NBA with the Lakers. [ Los Angeles Times ]
Pages from the Los Angeles Times, the city where Kobe Bryant played two decades in the NBA with the Lakers.
Pages from the Los Angeles Times, the city where Kobe Bryant played two decades in the NBA with the Lakers. [ Los Angeles Times ]

Philidelphia Inquirer

The cover of the Philadelphia Inquirer.
The cover of the Philadelphia Inquirer. [ Philadelphia Inquirer ]
Philadelphia Inquirer.
Philadelphia Inquirer. [ Philadelphia Inquirer ]

Tampa Bay Times

Tampa Bay Times front pages following the death of Kobe Bryant.
Tampa Bay Times front pages following the death of Kobe Bryant. [ Tampa Bay Times ]

Washington Post

Sports cover from Washington Post.
Sports cover from Washington Post. [ Washington Post ]

New York Times

New York Times sports cover.
New York Times sports cover. [ New York Times ]

New York Post

New York Post cover.
New York Post cover. [ New York Post ]

New York Daily News

New York Daily News cover.
New York Daily News cover. [ New York Daily News ]

Newspapers in Spain

Newspapers with Kobe Bryant on the cover from Spain.
Newspapers with Kobe Bryant on the cover from Spain. [ Twitter ]

Newspapers in Great Britain

British papers react to Kobe Bryant's death.
British papers react to Kobe Bryant's death. [ Twitter ]

Newsday

Front page of Newsday.
Front page of Newsday. [ Newday ]

Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun Times a day after Kobe Bryant's death.
Chicago Sun Times a day after Kobe Bryant's death. [ Chicago Sun-Times ]

L.A. Daily News

Pages from the L.A. Daily News, the city where Kobe Bryant played two decades in the NBA with the Lakers.
Pages from the L.A. Daily News, the city where Kobe Bryant played two decades in the NBA with the Lakers. [ L.A. Daily News ]

Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal's cover following Kobe Bryant's death.
The Wall Street Journal's cover following Kobe Bryant's death. [ Wall Street Journal ]