LeBron James paid tribute to the late Nipsey Hussle by wearing a personalized shirt before the Lakers game against the Golden State Warriors. The untimely passing of Los Angeles rapper Nipsey Hussle affected NBA players deeply, particularly James who expressed his hopes of making Hussle proud on Instagram. Staples Center played Hussle’s songs during the Lakers’ warm-up, and the announcer honored him before the start of the game. The entire stadium observed a moment of silence in honor of Hussle. At halftime, Warriors’ point guard Quinn Cook extended his condolences to Hussle’s bodyguard, known as “JRoc the Bodyguard,” and gifted him a custom Lakers jersey signed by the whole team in remembrance of the community icon.
JRoc, the bodyguard of Nipsey Hussle, proudly displays a specially designed Lakers jersey to pay tribute to the deceased rapper. Despite the Lakers’ loss to the Warriors by 108-90, the team remained in high spirits as they acknowledged Hussle’s significant efforts in serving the Los Angeles community, which will always be remembered.