Kobe Bryant passes away, it’s time for Lakers Nation to unite eras

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Kobe Bryant sets the NBA on fire putting on the greatest final NBA performance in NBA history.  

Kobe Bryant played his final game against the Utah Jazz. On the same night, the Golden State Warriors had all of the attention, being the first 70 win team on their way to another NBA Finals appearance.

By the end of the night, the Warriors players were watching the game in the locker room. Kobe had exploded again and got hot. Like in the 81 game years prior, the Lakers needed EVERY POINT! Kobe Bryant left the NBA in a style all by himself, scoring 60 points.

Shaquille O’Neal stated in interviews that he challenged Kobe to score 50 points. He did Shaq 10 points better. This showed the massive influence of Kobe Bryant. He turned a meaningless game into a historic event that will live throughout NBA history.

This is the type of event where people actually lie and say they were in the Staples Center. Instead of say 20,000 being in the arena, in 25 years, it will be 20 million.

Kobe Bryant scored 33,643 points in his career. 60 of them were showcased in this one. He won five championships with the Lakers and was called the greatest Laker ever by Magic Johnson.

Bryant attended only one Lakers game in the 2018-19 season and has been less scarce this season, bringing his daughter to sit courtside. Even that became a meme on Twitter showing mass intelligence.

But to the Lakers Nation, this is an important message from Lake Show Life.