Kobe Bryant Leaves Retires from the NBA and leaves with a Bang !
Written by Lush Radio on April 15, 2016
Kobe scored 60 points and steering his team to a 101-96 over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night.
After outscoring the Jazz by himself 23-21 in the fourth quarter, Bryant checked out with 4.1 seconds left, serenaded by “Kobe! Kobe! Kobe!” chants.
We take a look back at Kobe Bryant’s accomplishments and what made his time in the NBA special.
“I can’t believe how fast 20 years went by. Man, this is crazy,” Bryant, an 18-time All-Star, said while addressing the crowd after the game. “This is absolutely crazy … and to be standing at center court with you guys, my teammates behind me, appreciating the journey that we’ve been on — we’ve been through our ups, been through our downs. I think the most important part is we all stayed together throughout.”
Bryant spoke about growing up a “die-hard Laker fan” and the trade that led to him spending 20 years with the organization and winning five NBA championships.
“You can’t write something better than this,” he said.