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CELEBRATING ‘MAMBA MENTALITY:’ Los Angeles says goodbye to Kobe at Staples Center

LOS ANGELES — The lights dimmed to a near pitch-black inside Staples Center. It was silent for a moment. A purple beam of light shined directly at Kobe Bryant’s two retired jerseys above the rafters before Beyonce, to the delight of the crowd, reminded everyone that they were there for a celebration. It was a Read More…