Garry Shandling's death honored with a basketball game: Judd Apatow, more in attendance
Following the sudden death of Garry Shandling, a group of the actor’s comedian friends gathered at his home for “one last game of basketball,” according to a post on Judd Apatow’s Instagram, as a tribute to the late Larry Sanders Show star.
Shandling reportedly hosted a weekly pickup game of basketball at his home, and the final edition saw famous faces like Apatow, Kathy Griffin, Jeffrey Tambor, and Bill Maher show up in support of the 66-year old, who died March 24 of a heart attack.
Griffin previously voiced her sympathies for Shandling, saying she “loved him” in a tweet posted Thursday.
Apatow joined the many Hollywood voices reacting to Shandling’s death on social media as well, sharing a black-and-white photo of the actor on Twitter shortly after news of his death broke.
The This Is 40 director also updated his Instagram page with a few throwback photos of Shandling throughout the years.