Here’s what you need to know about the memorial.
When is the memorial?
The doors of the Staples Center will open at 8 a.m. PT on Monday, Feb. 24.
The service is set to start at 10 a.m. PT (1 p.m. ET).
Los Angeles police said several roads in the area will be closed to manage both vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Officers will also manage checkpoints to ensure only those with tickets are allowed to enter the area.
Hours after the memorial, the Los Angles Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies will tip-off in a scheduled game at the Staples Center.
Members of the public must have purchased a ticket to attend the service, which is now sold out. All the proceeds will go to Mamba and Mambacita Sports Foundation, the Lakers have said.
With only 20,000 seats available in the arena and more than 90,000 people registering to buy tickets, many have been put on a waitlist, according to FOX11 Los Angeles.
There will be no overflow area for fans to watch from outside the Staples Center or the nearby LA Live complex, police said. The exterior screens at both locations will not televise the event to prevent massive crowds.
Those unable to attend the memorial service in person can watch it live on NBA TV beginning at 10 a.m. PT (1 p.m. ET), according to a programming schedule on its website.
Livestreams will also be available on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and elsewhere, according to the Los Angeles Lakers' website.
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