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story.lead_photo.caption FILE - This March 4, 2018 file photo shows Kobe Bryant, winner of the award for best animated short for "Dear Basketball", at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Bryant, a five-time NBA champion and a two-time Olympic gold medalist, died in a helicopter crash in California on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. He was 41. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Here are some of the many highlights of Kobe Bryant's career. The former Los Angeles Lakers star was killed in a helicopter crash in California on Sunday morning:

-- 5-time NBA champion (2000-2002, 2009, 2010)

-- 2-time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player (2009--2010)

-- NBA MVP (2008)

-- Academy Award winner for animated short film (2018) -- 18-time NBA All-Star (1998, 2000--2016)

-- 4-time NBA All-Star Game MVP (2002, 2007, 2009, 2011)

-- 11-time All-NBA First Team (2002--2004, 2006--2013)

-- 2-time All-NBA Second Team (2000--2001)

-- 2-time All-NBA Third Team (1999, 2005)

-- 9-time NBA All-Defensive First Team (2000, 2003--2004, 2006--2011)

-- 3-time NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2001--2002, 2012)

-- 2-time NBA scoring champion (2006--2007)

-- 2-time Olympic gold medalist (2008, 2012)

-- NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion (1997)

-- NBA All-Rookie Second Team (1997)

-- Los Angeles Lakers all-time leading scorer (33,643 points)

-- Naismith Prep Player of the Year (1996)

National on 01/27/2020

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