Lakers honour Bryants, others lost in helicopter crash

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Five days after Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash in Southern California, the Los Angeles Lakers suited up Friday night for their first game since the legend’s death. With the eyes of not only basketball but the entire sports world and beyond focused on Staples Center, the Lakers paid tribute to the nine lives lost Sunday, and they honoured their fallen hero with a taste of Hollywood flair before their game against the Portland Trail Blazers.