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The Cavaliers are playing their first home game following the tragic death of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and have arranged a series of tributes.

They are scheduled to tip off vs. No. 1 overall draft pick Zion Williamson and the New Orleans Pelicans at 7 p.m.

As of early Tuesday, a sign celebrating Bryant had been positioned outside Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.

As for the game, the Cavs will show multiple pre-tip video tributes on the Jumbotron, as well as video tributes in the first quarter.

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Along with that, there will be a rooftop sign celebrating Bryant and tributes on the arena's new atrium curtain wall and totem signs.

Bryant, 41, and his 13-year old daughter Gianna were among nine who died in a helicopter crash Sunday morning outside of LA. He spent all 20 seasons with the Lakers before retiring in 2016, the year the Cavs won the championship. He made 18 All-Star appearances and won five titles.