The ceremony was live streamed on youtube and shot various nba stars like warriors stephen curry and lakers anthony davis attended the ceremony. Not only did lebron deliver on his promise but it was also nice to see him.
Lebron james had mentioned that he wanted to dedicate the 2019 20 season to kobe bryant and bring the nba title to la.
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Lebron james and the los angeles lakers had their ring ceremony last night. The nba world honoured lakers legend kobe bryant and his daughter gianna at their memorial service on february 24 at the lakers home staples center. It was a little odd without fans in the stands but the moment did not disappoint nonetheless.
Lebron james offered a heartfelt tribute to kobe bryant during the los angeles lakers pregame ceremony at the staples center friday. 26 marking the one year anniversary of kobe bryant s tragic death many of his former teammates and friends are remembering his excellence on and off the basketball court. Since lebron james was not shown on the video screen or spotted in television camera shots at the celebration of life for kobe and gianna bryant on monday at staples center the lakers forward.
Lebron james passed kobe s record during the lakers 108 91 loss to the philadelphia 76ers. Los angeles lakers lakers february 1 2020 lebron james capped off a touching tribute to kobe bryant ahead of the lakers game on friday nigh t with a speech from the court calling the. Of course that feeling was not only because thousands of fans were not in the arena to cheer but also.
23 lebron james who played with bryant at the 2008 and 2012 olympics said his passing is still devastating nearly one year later. The los angeles lakers championship ring ceremony was a celebration but also a little empty. This is important because kobe byrant was born in philadelphia.
A lot of the attention was on kobe bryant as the lakers won the championship during the same year kobe and his daughter gigi died in a helicopter crash.