NBA postpones Lakers and Clippers game after Kobe’s deathJanuary 28, 2020
- Los Angeles Lakers players will have more time to mourn the death of Kobe Bryant before returning to the court after the NBA on Monday postponed Tuesday’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers.
- The Staples Center match, which was to be the first game on the Lakers’ home court since Lakers legend Bryant died in a helicopter crash Sunday, will be rescheduled for a later date.
- “The decision was made out of respect for the Lakers organization, which is deeply grieving the tragic loss,” the NBA said in announcing a postponement. The next scheduled Lakers game is on Friday at Staples Center against Portland.