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Kobe Bryant bids the Boston Celtics farewell as the Lakers win a thrilling game

Kobe Bryant flashed some of the great moves and tenacity that made him a legend, as his Los Angeles Lakers beat the Boston Celtics in his final game in Boston. Jared Weiss is joined by Garden Report legend Jimmy Toscano to look at the greatest Kobe moments from the evening and Evan Turner's fourth quarter attack.

BOSTON - Kobe Bryant went out just the way he wanted. After an earth shattering ovation when he was introduced pregame, the Celtics crowd showered him with sarcastic boos every time he touched the ball. But every time he made a dazzling play, the fans exploded like he was in the Staples Center.

It was a typical late-career Kobe night. For every handful of vintage fadeaways or up and unders that failed, he would hit a step back jumper to remind everyone who he once was (and still thinks he is). He finished with 15 points, a season-high 11 rebounds and hit double digits in "KO-BE!" chants.

So farewell, old friend.


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