The Los Angeles Lakers paid tribute to the late rapper Nipsey Hussle on Thursday night by holding a moment of silence prior to their matchup against the Golden State Warriors.

Nipsey Hussle, real name Ermias Joseph Asghedom, was an acclaimed artist on the hip-hop scene, and was also involved in community work in his native Los Angeles. He was a beloved figure in the city, and it was a very classy gesture for the Lakers to pay tribute to the recently deceased rapper:

LeBron James was one of the first to react to the murder of Nipsey Hussle, as the three-time NBA champ could not help but get emotional upon learning about the death of a close friend.

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Unfortunately for the Lakers, they were not able to honor the memory of Hussle on the court, as they were blown out by the Warriors, 108-90.

The shorthanded Lakers were led by 6-foot-9 power forward Johnathan Williams, who accounted for 17 points (on 8-of-14 shooting), 13 rebounds, an assist, a steal, and a block in 27 minutes off the bench.

However, the Dubs were on a mission as they continue to strengthen their hold on the first overall spot in the West. DeMarcus Cousins had another big night, recording a 21-point, 10-rebound double-double. Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson both had off nights, as the dynamic backcourt duo combined for only 18 points on 6-of-25 shooting, but it didn’t matter at all.

The Lakers have three more games to close out the season, starting with a matchup with their crosstown rival, the Los Angeles Clippers, on Friday. The Lakers are then slated to face the Utah Jazz on Sunday and then will end the year with a matchup against the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night.