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Cavaliers honor Kobe Bryant with 24.8 second moment of silence

Posted: 8:42 PM, Jan 28, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-28 20:42:12-05
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CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Cavaliers honored NBA legend Kobe Bryant during their first home game since his passing on Tuesday.

The Cavaliers started the game with a 24.8 second moment of silence in honor of Bryant.

During the first time out of the game, the team played a tribute video, showcasing Bryant's moments in Cleveland and with members of the Cavaliers.

The team also replayed Bryant's rookie slam dunk win that happened in Cleveland in 1997.

Before the game, Kevin Love wore a Bryant jersey when he arrived at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse.

Cavalier power forward Larry Nance Jr. wore a No. 24 jersey during the game, instead of his usual No. 22.

Nance played on the Lakers with Bryant in 2015 and before getting traded to the Cavs in 2016.

Bryant died tragically in a helicopter crash on Sunday.

He was 41-years-old.

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