Slideshow: The Mambas

Los Angeles-based photographer Jineen Williams first started shooting Kobe Bryant’s Mambas in 2018 and was at the former Mamba Sports Academy the morning of Jan. 26, 2020, when news spread regarding the helicopter crash that took the lives of Bryant, his daughter Gigi, and seven others that were traveling from Orange County to Newbury Park, California. Williams shared with Yahoo Sports photos she captured of the Mambas during her time shooting the girls basketball team.