NBA postpones Lakers vs Clippers game after Kobe Bryant’s death

The NBA has postponed Tuesday’s LakersClippers game in the aftermath of Kobe Bryant’s death, the league announced Monday night. 

“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 league in a statement. 

Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were among nine people who died Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, Calif. Bryant was 41. NBA games continued on as planned on Sunday, with players from around the league paying tribute to Bryant before, during and after their respective games. 

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