All non-perishable items such as T-shirts, letters, basketballs, stuffed toys, photos, posters and other items will be shipped to Vanessa Bryant.
Reserve guard Marcus Smart will take over playmaking duties for now.
Real Madrid is now six points clear at the top of table as they await the result of FC Barcelona's upcoming match.
Thiem is attempting to secure his first Grand Slam title.
The tattoo depicts a Black Mamba snake, a nickname Kobe Bryant gave himself, and the numbers 8 and 24.
The Brooklyn Nets star honoured the fallen legend with his winning performance.
The Los Angeles Lakers will also retire both Kobe and Gianna Bryant's jersey numbers.
After beating Zverev in the semi-final, Thiem became the first Austrian man to reach the Australian Open final
Rod Laver Arena's roof was closed to combat severe weather conditions
Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and at least seven others including the pilot died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California on Sunday.
The pop-star took to Instagram to share a stunning picture of her flaunting her blossoming baby bump in a red bikini.
Ronaldo crossed 200 million followers on Instagram and extended his lead as the most followed personality on the platform
The Serb is aiming to win his 17th Grand Slam title after he stormed into the final, where he will face either Thiem or Zverev
Either Thiem or Zverev will face Federer or Djokovic in the Australian Open 2020 Final
A group of 20 young men arrived at the entrance of Ed Woodward's family home and launched flares inside the premises on Tuesday night
While Federer won their last clash at the ATP Finals in November, the Serb has a psychological edge at the Slams.
The 16-time Grand Slam winner is aiming to lift his 8th Australian Open title
Millions of people sign petition for the NBA to add Bryant's silhouette on their official logo
The six-time champion's reward is a showdown against either long-time rival Novak Djokovic or big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic.
Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and at least seven others including the pilot died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday.