Short of winning a title (ala John Elway), Kobe Bryant left the game in the best way possible.
Bryant had Staples Center standing and at full throat one last time as he scored 60 points — including hitting the go ahead and dagger shots late — to give the Lakers a win against Utah.
After the game, he spoke to the crowd. Not long after, still wearing a jersey he admitted he didn’t want to take off, Bryant came in and talked to the media about this game and his journey through two decades in the league. Here are a few highlights of what was a nearly 30-minute press conference.