After an iconic 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant played his final game on Wednesday night.
The 37-year-old father of two played his final game against the Utah Jazz, leading the Lakers to a 101-96 victory with 60 points on 22-50 shooting in 42 minutes.
Even in his last game, Bryant broke yet another record, becoming the first player to end his career with a 60-point game. The Black Mamba scored 22 points at the half after playing in the entire first-quarter. He took 20 shots – his most of any half this season – making seven of them.
His stamina proved very strong as he pulled off a stellar second half. With under 30 seconds left, Bryant’s basket gave the Lakers a one-point lead 97-96. After making a couple of free throws, he secured a lead that was followed by a Bryant-assisted dunk made by Jordan Clarkson, who is rumored to be dating Kendall Jenner.
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