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“M-V-P!” “Ko-be!” “Gi-Gi!” The House that Kobe Built brimmed with love on Friday night. The Los Angeles Lakers returned to the Staples Center for their first game since Kobe Bryant ’s tragic passing on Sunday, January 26 with a touching tribute to him, his daughter and fellow victims. Ahead of playing the Portland Trail Blazers on court, the team led a moving celebration of the late Hall of Famer, celebrating his positive impact as an all-star athlete and father. From starry pre-game performances to a poignant speech by LeBron James, scroll to see all of the lovely highlights.