AP Source: Bryant memorial set for Feb. 24 at Staples Center

In this Feb. 2, 2020, file photo, fans gather at a memorial for Kobe Bryant in front of Staples Center in Los Angeles. A person with knowledge of the details says a public memorial service for Bryant, his daughter and seven others killed in a helicopter crash is planned for Feb. 24 at Staples Center. The Los Angeles arena is where Bryant starred for the Lakers for most of his two-decade career. The date corresponds with the jersey numbers he and 13-year-old daughter Gianna wore, 24 for him and 2 for her. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - A person with knowledge of the details says a public memorial service for Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others killed in a helicopter crash is planned for Feb. 24 at Staples Center.

The Los Angeles arena is where Bryant starred for the Lakers for most of his two-decade career.

The date corresponds with the jersey numbers he and 13-year-old daughter Gianna wore — 24 for him and 2 for her.

Staples Center has played host to other memorials, including for Michael Jackson.

The helicopter carrying Bryant and the others was headed to a girls basketball tournament outside Los Angeles when it crashed on Jan. 26.

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