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Following the heartbreaking news of the death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, the league announced the Tuesday (January 28) Lakers-Clippers game is postponed. The decision was made to show the upmost respect for Kobe, his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna Bryant and the seven other victims.
“The National Basketball Association game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the LA Clippers scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 28 at Staples Center has been postponed. The decision was made out of respect for the Lakers organization, which is deeply grieving the tragic loss of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven other people in a helicopter crash on Sunday.”
The game will be rescheduled at a later date not yet revealed.
In addition to the NBA, the Lakers released a statement thanking fans for the love and support at this time.
“The Los Angeles Lakers would like to thank all of you for the tremendous outpouring of support and condolences. This is a very difficult time for all of us. We continue to support the Bryant family and will share more information as it is available.”