Kobe Passes Away: While on his way to the Mamba Sports Academy, Lakers legend Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter accident. His daughter Gianna Bryant, John Altobelli, Keri Altobelli, Alyssa Altobelli, Christina Mauser, Payton Chester, Sarah Chester, and Ara Zobayan also passed away in the accident. Countless athletes expressed their grief by wearing No. 8 jerseys and purposely making shot clock violations. The WNBA also made Gianna Bryant, Alyssa Altobelli, and Payton Chester honorary 2020 Draft picks.