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Mourning Kobe Bryant

Mourners gather outside Staples Center before a Los Angeles Lakers home game to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star and his daughter Gianna, in Los Angeles, California, January 31, 2020. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon

Mourners gather outside Staples Center before a Los Angeles Lakers home game to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star and his daughter Gianna, in Los Angeles, California, January 31, 2020....more

Mourners gather outside Staples Center before a Los Angeles Lakers home game to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star and his daughter Gianna, in Los Angeles, California, January 31, 2020. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon
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People walk by writing on the walkway at LA Live honoring Kobe Bryant as the Los Angeles Lakers play the Portland Trailblazers at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, January 31.  Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

People walk by writing on the walkway at LA Live honoring Kobe Bryant as the Los Angeles Lakers play the Portland Trailblazers at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, January 31. Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

People walk by writing on the walkway at LA Live honoring Kobe Bryant as the Los Angeles Lakers play the Portland Trailblazers at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, January 31. Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports
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People gather at LA Live to visit makeshift memorials for Kobe Bryant in Los Angeles, California, January 31.  Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

People gather at LA Live to visit makeshift memorials for Kobe Bryant in Los Angeles, California, January 31. Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

People gather at LA Live to visit makeshift memorials for Kobe Bryant in Los Angeles, California, January 31. Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports
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Roses and the jerseys of Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant, right, and his daughter Gianna are draped on the seats they sat in on the last game they attended together at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, January 31. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Roses and the jerseys of Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant, right, and his daughter Gianna are draped on the seats they sat in on the last game they attended together at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, January 31. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY...more

Roses and the jerseys of Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant, right, and his daughter Gianna are draped on the seats they sat in on the last game they attended together at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, January 31. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
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Mourners gather outside Staples Center before a Los Angeles Lakers home game to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star and his daughter Gianna, in Los Angeles, California, January 31. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon

Mourners gather outside Staples Center before a Los Angeles Lakers home game to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star and his daughter Gianna, in Los Angeles, California, January 31. REUTERS/Patrick...more

Mourners gather outside Staples Center before a Los Angeles Lakers home game to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star and his daughter Gianna, in Los Angeles, California, January 31. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon
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The Los Angeles Lakers honor the late Kobe Bryant by laying out t-shirts on every seat in the arena for the game against the Portland Trail Blazers at Staples Center in Los Angeles, January 31. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers honor the late Kobe Bryant by laying out t-shirts on every seat in the arena for the game against the Portland Trail Blazers at Staples Center in Los Angeles, January 31. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers honor the late Kobe Bryant by laying out t-shirts on every seat in the arena for the game against the Portland Trail Blazers at Staples Center in Los Angeles, January 31. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
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A fan signs a board outside Staples Center before a Los Angeles Lakers home game as mourners paid respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star and his daughter Gianna, in Los Angeles, California, January 31. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon

A fan signs a board outside Staples Center before a Los Angeles Lakers home game as mourners paid respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star and his daughter Gianna, in Los Angeles, California, January 31....more

A fan signs a board outside Staples Center before a Los Angeles Lakers home game as mourners paid respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star and his daughter Gianna, in Los Angeles, California, January 31. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon
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A man polishes the mural in memory of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, painted hours after they died in a helicopter crash, on the basketball court of a housing tenement in Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines, January 28. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

A man polishes the mural in memory of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, painted hours after they died in a helicopter crash, on the basketball court of a housing tenement in Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines, January 28. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

A man polishes the mural in memory of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, painted hours after they died in a helicopter crash, on the basketball court of a housing tenement in Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines, January 28. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
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Fans of NBA basketball star Kobe Bryant pay their respects at a memorial outside the Staples Center at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California, January 27. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Fans of NBA basketball star Kobe Bryant pay their respects at a memorial outside the Staples Center at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California, January 27. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Fans of NBA basketball star Kobe Bryant pay their respects at a memorial outside the Staples Center at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California, January 27. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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The streets in L.A. are lit up with images of NBA basketball star Kobe Bryant as fans pay their respects outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, January 27. REUTERS/Mike Blake

The streets in L.A. are lit up with images of NBA basketball star Kobe Bryant as fans pay their respects outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, January 27. REUTERS/Mike Blake

The streets in L.A. are lit up with images of NBA basketball star Kobe Bryant as fans pay their respects outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, January 27. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Fans write messages in memory of Kobe Bryant after he and his daughter Gianna died in a helicopter crash, on the basketball court of a housing tenement in Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines, January 28. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Fans write messages in memory of Kobe Bryant after he and his daughter Gianna died in a helicopter crash, on the basketball court of a housing tenement in Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines, January 28. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Fans write messages in memory of Kobe Bryant after he and his daughter Gianna died in a helicopter crash, on the basketball court of a housing tenement in Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines, January 28. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
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Rudy Bermudez with a tattoo of NBA basketball star Kobe Bryant on his back looks on as he pays respects at a memorial outside the Staples Center at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California, January 27. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Rudy Bermudez with a tattoo of NBA basketball star Kobe Bryant on his back looks on as he pays respects at a memorial outside the Staples Center at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California, January 27. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Rudy Bermudez with a tattoo of NBA basketball star Kobe Bryant on his back looks on as he pays respects at a memorial outside the Staples Center at L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California, January 27. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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A New York City subway sign that has has been changed to read "Kobe Bryant Park" in reference to the deceased NBA player is pictured in Manhattan, New York, January 27. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A New York City subway sign that has has been changed to read "Kobe Bryant Park" in reference to the deceased NBA player is pictured in Manhattan, New York, January 27. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A New York City subway sign that has has been changed to read "Kobe Bryant Park" in reference to the deceased NBA player is pictured in Manhattan, New York, January 27. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Mourners gather at a makeshift memorial for Kobe Bryant outside the Staples Center after the retired Los Angeles Lakers basketball star was killed in a helicopter crash, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Mourners gather at a makeshift memorial for Kobe Bryant outside the Staples Center after the retired Los Angeles Lakers basketball star was killed in a helicopter crash, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Mourners gather at a makeshift memorial for Kobe Bryant outside the Staples Center after the retired Los Angeles Lakers basketball star was killed in a helicopter crash, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Fans gather at LA Live, across the street from Staples Center, to pay tribute to Kobe Bryant, in Los Angeles, California, January 27. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Fans gather at LA Live, across the street from Staples Center, to pay tribute to Kobe Bryant, in Los Angeles, California, January 27. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Fans gather at LA Live, across the street from Staples Center, to pay tribute to Kobe Bryant, in Los Angeles, California, January 27. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
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Desiree Zapata, left, and Llana Balasbas shed tears as they join fans at LA Live, across the street from Staples Center, to pay tribute to Kobe Bryant, in Los Angeles, California, January 27. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Desiree Zapata, left, and Llana Balasbas shed tears as they join fans at LA Live, across the street from Staples Center, to pay tribute to Kobe Bryant, in Los Angeles, California, January 27. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Desiree Zapata, left, and Llana Balasbas shed tears as they join fans at LA Live, across the street from Staples Center, to pay tribute to Kobe Bryant, in Los Angeles, California, January 27. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
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A mourner pays respect outside Bryant Gymnasium at Lower Merion High School after the passing of basketball legend Kobe Bryant, in Philadelphia, January 27. REUTERS/Michael A. McCoy

A mourner pays respect outside Bryant Gymnasium at Lower Merion High School after the passing of basketball legend Kobe Bryant, in Philadelphia, January 27. REUTERS/Michael A. McCoy

A mourner pays respect outside Bryant Gymnasium at Lower Merion High School after the passing of basketball legend Kobe Bryant, in Philadelphia, January 27. REUTERS/Michael A. McCoy
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Kobe Bryant's childhood friend Alessia Pierattini cries as she looks at some pictures of Kobe Bryant's first communion, in Cireglio, Italy, January 27. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

Kobe Bryant's childhood friend Alessia Pierattini cries as she looks at some pictures of Kobe Bryant's first communion, in Cireglio, Italy, January 27. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

Kobe Bryant's childhood friend Alessia Pierattini cries as she looks at some pictures of Kobe Bryant's first communion, in Cireglio, Italy, January 27. REUTERS/Yara Nardi
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Australia's Nick Kyrgios wears a jersey of the late NBA legend Kobe Bryant as he arrives for his match against Spain's Rafael Nadal during the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia, January 27. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay

Australia's Nick Kyrgios wears a jersey of the late NBA legend Kobe Bryant as he arrives for his match against Spain's Rafael Nadal during the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia, January 27. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay

Australia's Nick Kyrgios wears a jersey of the late NBA legend Kobe Bryant as he arrives for his match against Spain's Rafael Nadal during the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia, January 27. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay
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A mourner reacts while gathering with others in Microsoft Square near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

A mourner reacts while gathering with others in Microsoft Square near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

A mourner reacts while gathering with others in Microsoft Square near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot
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Mourners gather in Microsoft Square near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

Mourners gather in Microsoft Square near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

Mourners gather in Microsoft Square near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot
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Mourners gather in Microsoft Square near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

Mourners gather in Microsoft Square near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

Mourners gather in Microsoft Square near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot
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Mourners gather in Microsoft Square near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

Mourners gather in Microsoft Square near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

Mourners gather in Microsoft Square near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot
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Flowers are left as a tribute near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

Flowers are left as a tribute near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

Flowers are left as a tribute near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot
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Pictures of Nipsey Hussle and Kobe Bryant are projected during a tribute at the 62nd Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Pictures of Nipsey Hussle and Kobe Bryant are projected during a tribute at the 62nd Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Pictures of Nipsey Hussle and Kobe Bryant are projected during a tribute at the 62nd Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Mourners gather in Microsoft Square near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

Mourners gather in Microsoft Square near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

Mourners gather in Microsoft Square near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot
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Fans gather to pay their respects to NBA Kobe Bryant outside Lower Merion High School in Ardmore, Pennsylvania, January 26. Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Fans gather to pay their respects to NBA Kobe Bryant outside Lower Merion High School in Ardmore, Pennsylvania, January 26. Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Fans gather to pay their respects to NBA Kobe Bryant outside Lower Merion High School in Ardmore, Pennsylvania, January 26. Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
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The shoes of Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young pay tribute to the memory of former NBA player Kobe Bryant during the game against the Washington Wizards during the second half at State Farm Arena, Atlanta, Georgia January 26. Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

The shoes of Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young pay tribute to the memory of former NBA player Kobe Bryant during the game against the Washington Wizards during the second half at State Farm Arena, Atlanta, Georgia January 26. Dale Zanine-USA TODAY...more

The shoes of Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young pay tribute to the memory of former NBA player Kobe Bryant during the game against the Washington Wizards during the second half at State Farm Arena, Atlanta, Georgia January 26. Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
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Fans react at a makeshift memorial for former NBA player Kobe Bryant outside of the Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks, California, January 26. REUTERS/Ringo Chiu

Fans react at a makeshift memorial for former NBA player Kobe Bryant outside of the Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks, California, January 26. REUTERS/Ringo Chiu

Fans react at a makeshift memorial for former NBA player Kobe Bryant outside of the Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks, California, January 26. REUTERS/Ringo Chiu
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Frankarlos Casques, 6, and sister Lyla, 8, react at a makeshift memorial for former NBA player Kobe Bryant outside of the Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks, California, January 26. REUTERS/Ringo Chiu

Frankarlos Casques, 6, and sister Lyla, 8, react at a makeshift memorial for former NBA player Kobe Bryant outside of the Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks, California, January 26. REUTERS/Ringo Chiu

Frankarlos Casques, 6, and sister Lyla, 8, react at a makeshift memorial for former NBA player Kobe Bryant outside of the Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks, California, January 26. REUTERS/Ringo Chiu
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Mourners arrive at a makeshift shrine at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Monica Almeida

Mourners arrive at a makeshift shrine at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Monica Almeida

Mourners arrive at a makeshift shrine at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Monica Almeida
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Mourners gather near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

Mourners gather near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

Mourners gather near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot
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Flowers and memorabilia left as a tribute near the Staples Center, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

Flowers and memorabilia left as a tribute near the Staples Center, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

Flowers and memorabilia left as a tribute near the Staples Center, in Los Angeles, California, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot
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Spectators react near the scene of a helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant in Calabasas, alifornia, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

Spectators react near the scene of a helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant in Calabasas, alifornia, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

Spectators react near the scene of a helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant in Calabasas, alifornia, January 26. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot
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Mourners gather near an image of Kobe Bryant shown on a large screen outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles, January 26. REUTERS/Monica Almeida

Mourners gather near an image of Kobe Bryant shown on a large screen outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles, January 26. REUTERS/Monica Almeida

Mourners gather near an image of Kobe Bryant shown on a large screen outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles, January 26. REUTERS/Monica Almeida
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