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The Los Angeles Lakers have announced the process for fans who are hoping to get tickets for ‘The Celebration of Life for Kobe & Gianna Bryant’.
Vanessa Bryant and the Lakers Organization previously announced that they will be holding A Celebration of Life for Kobe and Gigi on Monday, February 24th. It will be held at Staples Center in downtown LA and fans will have a chance to purchase a ticket.
There is a process to ensure it’s fair for all. So, starting today fans can register to be apart of the offical sale today, February 14- Mon February 17 at 10pm PT. On Tuesday, February 18, fans will be notified if they have been invited to participate in the public ticket sale. Those who are selected will given a unique access code and link to purchase their tickets.
The tickets go one sale to those with a code, on February 19 at 10am PT. If demand for tickets from the verified fans exceeds supply, which they likely will, fans will then be selected at random.
The tickets will prices at 3 different tiers, $224, 2 for $224, and the upper deck seats will go for $24.02, of course the prices as well as the date 2/24 are all symbolic to honor Kobe, #24 and Gigi, #2. All proceeds from the ticket sales will be donated to the newly named Mamba and Mambacita Sports Foundation.
For those who may not be chosen to participate in the sale, the memorial is set to be televised live on multiple networks. LAPD asks that those who don’t get tickets to stay home and watch it on TV because the streets around Staples will be closed for security and traffic control. They also say that the service will not be shown on any of the screens in and around the Staples Center and LA Live.
Click HERE to sign up for the ticket registration.