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LeBron James: 'Mamba Out,' But 'Not Forgotten'

The Los Angeles Lakers gave an emotional tribute to Kobe Bryant Friday. It was ahead of the first Lakers game since the death of the basketball legend, who played for the Lakers for 20 seasons.
LeBron James offered a heartfelt tribute to Kobe Bryant during the Los Angeles Lakers pregame ceremony at the Staples Center Friday. Source: Harry How

The Los Angeles Lakers and grieving fans packing the Staples Center paid an emotional, pregame tribute to basketball icon Kobe Bryant on Friday night.

Bryant, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna "Gigi" Bryant, were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday, an event that devastated the NBA and fans worldwide. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the cause, which will likely take months.

The other seven victims were , 56, his wife

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