Multiple tributes to Kobe Bryant were paid during Sunday's NBA All-Star Game in Chicago on Sunday. Chief among them was a video montage to the LA Lakers icon, who was killed in a helicopter crash last month, featuring music from Dr. Dre. Check that out below.
Dr. Dre delivers an epic tribute to Kobe Bryant.— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) February 16, 2020
🎥 @GibsonHazard | @Jackson_Bannon pic.twitter.com/o0Id018aEs
Prior to Dre's musical tribute Jennifer Hudson opened the night with a performance of “For All We Know." Common, meanwhile, performed a spoken word piece referencing Bryant (“You see, he used his game to touch the world’s soul/A king named Kobe Bryant, who wore purple and gold”), before introducing the teams.
Chance The Rapper performed the half-time show on Sunday, bringing Lil Wayne, DJ Khaled, and Quavo to the stage with him.
Kobe Bryant died on January 26 after a helicopter he was riding in crashed near his home in Calabasas. Nine people in total died in the crash.
.@IAMJHUD delivers a powerful pregame performance to honor Kobe #NBAAllStar pic.twitter.com/XwdSes5w97— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) February 17, 2020
.@common honors the city of Chicago and Kobe Bryant with his opening tribute at #NBAAllStar pic.twitter.com/NFBpKwicB3— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) February 17, 2020