Passage 10（2020 •锦州市）还原句子 根据短文内容，从短文后的五个选项中选出能够填入短文空白处的最值选项，并将其代表字母涂在答题卡的相应位置。
Kobe Bryant, one of the greatest basketball players of all time, died in a helicopter (直升飞机) crash (坠毁) with his daughter on Sunday. ___31___
Mr. Bryant’s death has caused great sadness. ___32___ Some NBA players held onto the ball for 24 seconds when games started on Sunday. They were doing it out of respect for Mr. Bryant who had worn the number 24.
Mr. Bryant had played for the Los Angeles Lakers for 20 years. ___33___ During his time with the Lakers, Mr. Bryant led the team to five national championships (锦标赛). Mr. Bryant helped lead the US Olympic team to win the gold medal in 2008 and 2012. Along the way, Mr. Bryant became one of the most famous and popular basketball players of all time.
Mr. Bryant spent his early school years in Italy. His father was a professional basketball player there. His family moved back to the US when Mr. Bryant was in high school. He played and practiced hard in the high school. ___34___ And his performance on the court (球场) caused excitement and got much attention.
In 2016, Mr. Bryant retired (退役). During his time with the Lakers, Mr. Bryant had worn the numbers 8 and 24. ___35___ After he retired, Mr. Bryant focused on (关注) his family. Mr. Bryant also set up basketball camps and programs for kids, to help share his love of the game. He took up new activities, too. He started a company that produced books and movies.
A. He joined the team at the age of 17.
B. The crash killed nine people in all.
C. When he retired, the Lakers said those numbers wouldn’t be used again.
D. His goal was becoming even better than his boyhood hero, Michael Jordan.
E. Friends, fans, and well-known people from around the world were all very sad.
31.B【解析】上句话“Kobe Bryant, one of the greatest basketball players of all time, died in a helicopter (直升飞机) crash (坠毁) with his daughter on Sunday.”提到了科比在一次直升机事故中去世。该空应承接上文，继续介绍这次事故的后果，B选项“事故中共有九人死亡”符合语境，故选B。
32.E【解析】根据上句话“Mr. Bryant’s death has caused great sadness.”可知，这一段主要介绍了人们知道了科比的死讯之后，都沉浸在悲伤中，E选项“朋友、粉丝和世界各地的名人都非常难过”符合语境，故选E。
33.A【解析】根据上句话“Mr. Bryant had played for the Los Angeles Lakers for 20 years.”和下句话“During the time with the Lakers…”可知，这一段介绍的是科比为洛杉矶湖人队效力的情况，A选项“他17岁加入了这支球队”符合这里的语境，故选A。
34.D【解析】根据上句话“He played and practiced hard in the high school.”可知，这一段主要介绍了科比中学时就努力训练篮球，D选项“他的目标是成为比他少年时代的英雄迈克尔·乔丹还要优秀的人”符合语境，故选D。
35.C【解析】根据语境可知，C选项中those numbers与上句话“Mr. Bryant had worn the numbers 8 and 24.”提到的两个号码对应，因此C选项符合语境，意为“当他退役的时候，湖人队说这两个号码不会再使用”。故选C。