We’ve got six games on deck for Monday around the NBA, headlined by a pair of Western Conference showdowns between the Dallas Mavericks and Oklahoma City, followed by the Houston Rockets taking on the Utah Jazz.
Following the tragic news of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant’s death, teams around the league continue to honour his legacy with a variety of tributes.
Follow all the action from tonight’s games below:
The Pistons honoured Kobe Bryant with warmups bearing his name and number ahead of tip-off.
– James Edwards III (@JLEdwardsIII) January 28, 2020
Emotional scenes in Miami ahead of tip-off.
Tough night for all of us. 💔 pic.twitter.com/d2x4d4W7W5
– Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) January 28, 2020
The Bulls and Spurs honoured Kobe Bryant with 24-second and 8-second violations to tip-off today’s game.
For Kobe ❤️ pic.twitter.com/IkBUXToavD
– Chicago Bulls (@chicagobulls) January 28, 2020
DeMar DeRozan paid tribute to Bryant with a touching message on his sneakers.
For Kobe. pic.twitter.com/Ui980YcfQD
– San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) January 28, 2020
The Timberwolves and Kings followed suit, honouring Bryant to begin their game.
8 seconds from us.
24 seconds from @sacramentokings.
All for Mamba. pic.twitter.com/Yb1H70vQey
– Timberwolves (@Timberwolves) January 28, 2020
Luka Doncic honours the victims of the helicopter crash with a mesage on his sneakers
– Dallas Mavericks (@dallasmavs) January 28, 2020
Houston Rockets @ Utah Jazz
Rockets players took to Twitter yesterday to express their condolences.
Not into the debates. Each generation claims their 🐐. He was ours. RIP Kobe 🐐 and Gianna. Condolences to his wife and daughters 💔 pic.twitter.com/5Qybp7YyAR
Hurting badly. True role model! Not just for being a goat, or being one of the most Competitive athletes to ever compete. Not just because you were iconic in every form and defined excellence in so many ways…but because of how great of a father you were as well. True Icon. KB24
– Austin Rivers (@AustinRivers25) January 26, 2020