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Shaq, West in tears as Kobe honored in tribute

As part of an emotional pregame show on TNT, Shaquille O'Neal called the death of Kobe Bryant something he "never could have imagined," and Jerry West called it the "saddest day of my life."

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Sources: Lakers gather, share best Kobe stories

The Lakers gathered Tuesday for the first time since Sunday's helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant.

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Ankle-breaking move part of Khris Middleton’s 51-point night

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Lowe: Kobe's greatness was both beautiful and maddening

Kobe Bryant had the skill and knowledge to be any kind of player he wanted to be.

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Lakers legend Kobe Bryant: Remembrances and reaction

Find all of ESPN's coverage on Bryant and the Lakers, as well as reaction around the NBA here.

REMEMBERING KOBE BRYANT

Joel Embiid wears No. 24 for game vs. Warriors

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Durant: Kobe meant the world to us young hoopers

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Kobe loved being a 'girl dad'

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76ers honor Kobe's HS jersey number with 33-second silence

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McGrady heartbroken remembering Kobe and Gianna

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