How to watch Kobe Bryant’s funeral in the NBA’s first three hours
Posted On July 24, 2021
Kobe Bryant was remembered on Saturday night for his impact on the sport and his love of basketball.
His death was not only a loss to basketball, but to the world at large.
The NBA announced it would be honoring the Los Angeles Lakers legend and former All-Star through the end of the game.
Bryant’s funeral will be televised by ABC Sports.
The Los Angeles Kings and Cleveland Cavaliers will also host funeral services for their players.
Baylor star Jordan Clarkson and Tennessee State guard Justin Anderson are among the others who will be attending the service.
The news of Bryant’s death was initially announced by ESPN on Sunday.
The network later changed its announcement to say that it had been confirmed that Bryant died at 5:10 p.m.
ET on Saturday, but the network has not clarified the precise time of death.
The Los Angeles Times reported that Bryant was in the midst of his final season with the Lakers.