There was one more show from the player who once scored 81 points and, in a different game, 62 through three quarters.
Kobe Bryant had 60 points in the final game of his 20-year career as the aura at Staples Center blew past "inexplicable" and moved toward "surreal."
Bryant acknowledged being somewhat in shock afterward, making 22 of 50 shots in 42 minutes of a 101-96 Lakers victory Wednesday over the Utah Jazz.
"My teammates were just continuing to encourage me, continuing to say, 'Dude, shoot, shoot, shoot, shoot,'" Bryant said. "It's like reverse. It's a weird year. Go from being the villain to now being some type of a hero. And go...