Lakers fans give thanks to a retiring 'Ko-be'

Lakers fans give thanks to a retiring 'Ko-be'

While Kobe Bryant warmed up before the Lakers' game against the Indiana Pacers Sunday night, the fans inside Staples Center stood and took pictures and videos of the NBA superstar who had announced a few hours earlier that this will be his final season.

Bryant was given a standing ovation when he was introduced as the final Lakers starter, and fans took more pictures and videos from smart phones, all of them aware that the 20-year veteran had written a poem posted on The Players' Tribune Sunday saying that "this season is all I have left to give."

Unfortunately for the fans and Bryant, it was another dismal shooting performance by him...