A Celebration of Life for Kobe and Gianna Bryant

A Celebration of Life for Kobe and Gianna Bryant

February 24, 2020

A Celebration of Life for Kobe and Gianna Bryant

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GENERAL EVENT INFORMATION: The Celebration of Life for Kobe & Gianna Bryant will not be shown on any video screens or by any other means outside of STAPLES Center, including the L.A. LIVE video screens. There will also not be any overflow locations for members of the public to view the event, which will be shown live on most local Los Angeles television stations. Members of the public without tickets to the Celebration of Life are strongly advised by STAPLES Center and law enforcement not to come downtown near STAPLES Center or L.A. LIVE as fans without tickets will not be able to access the STAPLES Center site, L.A. LIVE site, or adjacent streets


The Mamba & Mambacita Sports Foundation exists to further Kobe and Gianna Bryant’s legacy in youth sports. Specifically, the Foundation aims to provide access, opportunity, and to teach life skills to young girls and boys through the vehicle of sports. mambamambacitasports.org


TICKET INFORMATION: Tickets are accessible via Ticketmaster or AXS mobile only. There will be NO WILL CALL options at STAPLES Center.



Arrive early. Expect very heavy traffic in and around the Downtown LA area. Parking lots at LA LIVE open at 7:00AM. Expect vehicle checkpoints at major intersections leading to STAPLES Center and LA LIVE.


Street closures: Chick Hearn Court from LA LIVE Way to Figueroa Street; Georgia Street from Olympic Boulevard to Chick Hearn Court.


Ticket Checkpoints: Please be prepared with all members in your party together and your mobile ticket visible to show staff and/or LAPD to access the area around STAPLES Center. Checkpoints are located at:

  • Chick Hearn Court and Figueroa Street, Chick Hearn Court and LA LIVE Way, Chick Hearn Court and Georgia Street
  • Figueroa Street and 12th Street, Figueroa Street and Olympic Blvd, Figueroa and Pico Blvd.



STAPLES Center Doors Open at 8:00AM. For this special event, please see below for changes to our event policies:

  • Please plan ahead to be in your seats no later than 10:00AM. All standard STAPLES Center security screening procedures will be in effect. Please visit https://www.staplescenter.com/general-info-faq to Plan Your Visit.
  • NO GIFTS, NO SIGNS, NO FLOWERS. Instead we ask you donate any amount to mambamambacitasports.org.
  • Light breakfast items and coffee will be available at concessions stands from 8:00-10:00AM. To not disrupt the service, no food will be permitted inside the seating areas.
  • Out of respect for the Bryant family, please silence your cell phones and no video recording.