Five days after Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash, the simple eloquence of LeBron James' words left most of the arena cheering through tears.
The Los Angeles Lakers will pay tribute to Kobe Bryant on Friday when the team plays its first game since the NBA great died, although details of what that will entail remain unclear.
NBA: Once hated by Los Angeles Lakers fans, Dwight Howard endearing himself to Staples Center faithful
Hollywood loves a comeback story, but Dwight Howard's redemption arc is almost too unbelievable for Los Angeles.
NBA: Anthony Davis confident LeBron James-led Los Angeles Lakers will hit ground running in 2019-2020 season
Anthony Davis said the Los Angeles Lakers will be capable of challenging for the NBA championship immediately next season as the six-time All-Star was formally unveiled by the organisation on Saturday.
NBA: New Los Angeles Lakers coach Frank Vogel calls for a sense of 'togetherness' in wake of team's downward spiral
Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel said forging a sense of "togetherness" would be crucial as he attempts to halt six years of failure at the franchise.
NBA: Frank Vogel set to be announced as new LA Lakers head coach with Jason Kidd as assistant, claim reports
NBA superstar LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers will be coached next season by Frank Vogel, a former coach at Indiana and Orlando, with Jason Kidd as an assistant, media reports said on Saturday