The NBA has decided to postpone Tuesday's Laker game against the Los Angeles Clippers in light of the tragic, tragic death of L.A legend Kobe Bryant.
The NBA released this statement:
"The National Basketball Association game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the LA Clippers scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 28 at Staples Center has been postponed. 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."
It is still not clear when the teams will play both games, but it might be logistically easier since both teams belong to this city.
Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were on a flight Sunday morning on their way to her basketball game along with seven other people.
Visibility was rough which reportedly caused the pilot to crash into mountainous terrain, killing all nine people on the flight. An investigation is still to come.
Our prayers go out to Kobe's family as well as the families of those who were also on the flight.
Hug your families a little tighter tonight and every night.