In a powerful and emotional public memorial Monday at Staples Center — the house Kobe Bryant built — family, friends and NBA legends came together to honor Kobe, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and the seven others killed in the tragic plane wreck last month in Calabasas.
Incredible Moments From Kobe and Gianna Bryant's Public Memorial ServiceIn a powerful and emotional public memorial Monday at Staples Center — the house Kobe Bryant built — family, friends and NBA legends came together to honor Kobe, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and the seven others killed in the tragic plane wreck last month in Calabasas.
Shaq Compares His Relationship To Kobe To Paul McCartney and John Lennon"Kobe and I pushed one another to play some of the greatest basketball of all-time, and I am proud that no other team has accomplished what the three-peat Lakers have done since the Shaq and Kobe Lakers did it."
Vanessa Bryant Speaks At Celebration of Life for Kobe and Gianna BryantVanessa Bryant gave mourners at the public memorial for Kobe Bryant an intimate portrait of her husband and their daughter Gianna. Watch her moving tribute in its entirety.
A Celebration of Life for Kobe and Gianna Bryant: Michael JordanThe Bulls legend pokes fun at himself and his ubiquitous "Crying Jordan" meme.
Diana Taurasi Remembers Watching Kobe Play"On the few lucky occasions my dad would come home from work -- he was a metal sheet worker in Los Angeles -- he'd come home with Laker tickets. Watching Kobe play at the Great Western Forum as a rookie made this little girl believe she could be a Laker someday."
A Celebration of Life for Kobe and Gianna Bryant: Vanessa BryantVanessa Bryant's bids farewell to her husband and daughter.
Celebration of Life for Kobe and Gianna Bryant: Names Of AffectionKobe Bryant's widow shares the various titles of affection the couple called each other.
A Celebration of Life for Kobe and Gianna Bryant: Vanessa Bryant SpeechThe wife of Kobe Bryant and the mother of Gianna became understandably choked up as she began to speak about her daughter. WATCH LIVE: http://cbsla.com/kobe
Jimmy Kimmel Honors Kobe Bryant"Everywhere you go, you see his face, his number. Gigi's face, Gig's number, everywhere at every intersection. There are hundreds of murals painted by artists who were inspired, not because he is a basketball player who was an artist too."
Celebration of Life for Kobe and Gianna Bryant: Beyonce Leads Opening SongBeyonce kicked off Monday's ceremony at Staples Center a special rendition of "XO" followed by Halo."
Fans Without Ticket Gather In Downtown To Mourn TogetherPeople were discouraged from coming to downtown LA without a memorial service ticket, but these die-hard fans had to come and show their love. Kara Finnstrom reports.
Kobe Bryant Memorial Attendees Receive Pins, T-Shirts, ProgramThe one-of-a-kind souvenirs were given to each public memorial ticketholder. Jim Hill and Pat Harvey report.
Orange County Residents Gather Together To Watch Kobe Bryant MemorialThe Championship Soccer Stadium and Santa Ana City Hall will both show the memorial on big screens. Michele Gile reports.
Even Without Tickets, Fans Flock To Staples Center Day Of Kobe Bryant's Public MemorialFans who aren't able to get into the memorial are consoling themselves with gear being sold by vendors nearby. Tina Patel reports.
Fans Come From Far To Be Near Staples Center For Kobe Bryant MemorialOne fan at The Pantry struggled not to cry as he talked about how much Kobe Bryant meant to him. Lesley Marin reports.
Fans Stream Into Staples Center For Kobe Bryant Memorial ServiceThousands of fans have arrived early for the public memorial at Staples Center. Kara Finnstrom reports.
Remembering Kobe Bryant: A Celebration Of Life 2/24Los Angeles will take time Monday to remember the greatest Lakers player to step on the hardwood.
Remembering Kobe Bryant: Staples TributesThe city - and the world - have held multiple ceremonies in honor of Bryant.
Remembering Kobe Bryant: Mamba MentalityAn 11-year-old superfan describes what Kobe Bryant meant to him and youth sports in general.
Remembering Kobe Bryant: Kobe WishesOff the court, Bryant quietly worked with the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Remembering Kobe Bryant: Celebration Of LifeNine people lost their lives as they were headed to Thousand Oaks for a game at the Mamba Sports Academy.
Remembering Kobe Bryant: Dear BasketballWinning has never been a problem for Kobe - a streak that extended to the Academy Awards.
Remembering Kobe Bryant: Farewell To A LegendThe death of Kobe Bryant and eight others in a helicopter crash stunned the world.
Remembering Kobe Bryant: Street ArtMore than half a dozen murals have gone up honoring Kobe.