Emotions high as Lakers salute NBA giant Kobe Bryant

LeBron James leads honour call for his 'brother' Bryant

02 February 2020 - 00:03 By AFP and Reuters

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James delivered an emotional speech honouring his "brother" Kobe Bryant prior to the first Lakers game since the NBA great, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others died in a helicopter crash last Sunday.

James began by reading the names of all nine victims of the tragedy and then throwing a piece of paper containing his prepared remarks on the court...

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