America's Basketball League NBA to play All Star Game on Sunday
On January 26, 9 people, including Kobe Bryant, his daughter Jiana, were killed in a helicopter crash.
Dainik BhaskarFeb 15, 2020, 08:06 AM IST Sports Desk. The All Star Game is scheduled to be played on Sunday in the NBA Basketball League of America. This time this match will be dedicated to Kobe Bryant from all sides. On January 26, 9 people, including five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant, their 13-year-old daughter Jianna, were killed in a helicopter crash. In the match between LeBron and Giannis, LeBron will play in the number 2 jersey while Gianese will wear the number 24 jersey. This has been done because Kobe was wearing a number 24 jersey while Jiana was wearing a number 2 jersey. Since 1951, the All Star Game has been held in February every year. The game is being held in Chicago for the third time.
Singer and actress Jennifer Hudson, who has won the Grammy Award before the Grammy Award, will perform. In 2018, Kobe Bryant's film Dear Basketball won the Oscar Award for Best Short Animated Film. The LeBron squad includes James, Antoine Davis, James Harden, Kawahi Leonard and Luka Doncic, who scored the season's highest points. At the same time, Antitocompo, Joel Ambit, Pascal Siakam, Kimba Volker and Trye Young have found place in the Gianese team. This is the 69th season of the tournament.
There will also be 9 stars on each player's jersey. Both teams will have 9 stars on their jerseys. This has been done to pay tribute to the 9 people killed in the accident. This time the format of the match has also been changed. There will be three quarters of 12–12 minutes each. After this, 24 points and will be added to the total score of the team taking the lead. This will be the final target. There will be no time limit for the last quarter. Of the two teams, the team that reaches the final target in this quarter will become the champion. Bryant was named Most Valuable Player of the 4-time All Star Game.