“You know who I was rockin’ tonight,” Irving said as he entered Barclays Center to face off against the Miami Heat … showing off the Purple & Gold threads.
The players may decide to pay homage to Kobe, but teams and the NBA reportedly will not officially address the anniversary per the family’s request, according to reporter Jason Dumas.
Lakers star Anthony Davis spoke about how emotional the next few days will be … saying, “As we approach his 1-year anniversary, it saddens our hearts to actually come to the realization that he’s gone.”
“I know I still have trouble with it, you still just can’t believe it.”
LeBron James added … “There’s a lot of things that die in this world, but legends never die.” James said “And he’s exactly that.”