The National Basketball Association has announced that Tuesday night's Los Angeles Lakers game where they were scheduled to take on the Los Angeles Clippers has been postponed.
"The decision was made out of respect for the Lakers organization, which is deeply grieving the tragic loss of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven other people in a helicopter crash on Sunday," the league said in a statement Monday.
The game will now be rescheduled for a later date.
Bryant and one of his daughters were killed Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California.
Bryant was reportedly on his way to a youth basketball game with his daughter Gianna Bryant, 13, when the helicopter crashed. Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said in a news conference that there were no survivors from the nine people on board the helicopter.
The cause of the crash was unknown. The helicopter departed from John Wayne Airport in Orange County at 9:06 a.m. PT. The first 911 call reporting the crash was received at 9:47 a.m.
According to ESPN, Orange Coast College baseball coaching legend John Altobelli, his wife, Keri, and their daughter Alyssa were among the victims, the Altobelli family confirmed.
Bryant won five NBA titles in his time with the Lakers, as well as two Olympic gold medals playing for the United States and he is fourth on the NBA's all-time scoring list with 33,643 points, Bryant won two NBA Finals MVP awards and one NBA regular-season MVP in 2008.