After the authorities announced that people who do not have tickets, cannot come to the surroundings of the Staples Center, Los Angeles. The fans are worried about how to watch Kobe Bryant memorial service now. Sources say that almost 90,000 people requested for a chance to get the ticket to the service. However, not all of them could get it. The authorities have arranged seats for 20,000 attendees only. And they are expecting a calm and peaceful event. For those who could not get the ticket, do not worry as there are other ways how you can watch the ceremony with your family and loved ones.
Kobe Bryant Memorial Service
Kobe Bryant Memorial Service will be held on Monday, February 24, 2020. The ceremony starts at 10:00 am. The memorial organizers have given special consideration to all the intrinsic details, keeping in view Kobe Bryant and Gianna jersey numbers. As we know, the numbers are 24 and 2. Therefore, the memorial date was selected as February 24 (02/24/20). Moreover, the tickets are also priced at a combination of these numbers, starting from $24.02 to $224.
How to watch it?
People all over the world can attend the Kobe Bryant and Gianna memorial service, by watching it online. You can join the 20,000 mourners in attendance to celebrate the lives of Kobe and Gianna at Staples Center.
The memorial will be streamed LIVE on several outlets. However, the outdoor screens of the Staples Center will remain dark.
Spectrum News 1, ABC News Live on various streaming services including Hulu, Facebook Watch, Roku and Apple TV. Moreover, viewers can also watch Kobe Bryant Memorial Service on latimes.com.
You can also watch Celebration of Life for Kobe and Gianna Bryant at 6abc.com.
For the local people, they can catch the live stream on local networks as well. Moreover, the memorial can also be watched at Orange County Great Park soccer stadium.
The memorial starts at 10:00 am and it is expected to end at 01:00 pm. City officials said in a statement:
To commemorate Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and the seven other members of our Orange County community who lost their lives in a helicopter crash last month, the city of Santa Ana is inviting the public to watch live broadcasts of the memorial event on Monday, Feb. 24, at City Hall.
Mayor Speaks on Memorial Service
Previously, Mayor Eric Garcetti spoke to reporters and said:
I think one message that I would say is this is not just about a man who was a basketball player, this is about a father, this is about a leader, this is about a filmmaker, this is about an artist, this is about somebody who was so much more than just how he was on the court.
Two weeks ago, Kobe Bryant and Gianna were buried in Corona Del Mar in a private ceremony.