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LOOK: Building in Uptown Bonifacio Flashes Kobe's Name in Tribute

Other local companies are also paying tribute to the fallen basketball superstar.
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A building in Bonifacio Global City is paying tribute to Kobe Bryant by flashing his name in its facade. 

The Uptown Towers 1 and 2, owned by property giant Megaworld, in BGC flashed Kobe's name in the early evening of Monday, January 27, the same day that the NBA legend died in a helicopter crash in Southern California. 

The building also displayed Bryant's jersey number 24. 

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Other private companies and insitutions in the country have also paid tribute to the fallen basketball superstar, who last visited the Philippines in 2016. 

Araneta Coliseum said it was hosting a gathering of Bryant's Filipino fans at the Big Dome and plans to display a memento, a huge tarpaulin where fans are encouraged to write their messages for him. 

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The venue also said it will be flooded with purple and gold lights, the colors of Bryant's team, the LA Lakers. 

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