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Las Vegas Strip dims lights for Tarkanian — VIDEO

Las Vegas lost a legend with the death of UNLV’s Jerry Tarkanian.

To honor his memory, the city of glittering neon lights came together and dedicated 3 minutes of darkness to the fallen basketball coach.

The Strip lights were dimmed, as seen from the rooftop of the Trump International, in observance of former UNLV hall of fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015.

Nearly 40 casinos and hotels participated in the event around the city.

View the video and before and after photos above.


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