The date means something for the memorial for Kobe and his daughter

A memorial service celebrating the life of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna will be held the morning of February 24th at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

And that date is no coincidence as the date—2-24—reflects the basketball jersey numbers worn by Kobe (Number 24) and Gianna (Number 2). Gianna Bryant’s jersey was retired by Harbor Day School in Corona Del Mar, California, on yesterday.

The date for the memorial was finalized with planning and coordination from the City of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Police Department, and the LA Clippers, who have a game at Staples that evening against the Grizzlies.

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