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Metta World Peace gave himself a headache cheering for Kobe Bryant

Metta World Peace gave himself a headache cheering for Kobe Bryant

All Metta World Peace remembers from Kobe Bryant’s final game is that by the time it was over he had given himself a headache.

“I was animated even when he was missing, man,” World Peace said Thursday. “I figured if he is going to miss every shot, then I am going to cheer for him all night.”

World Peace suited up for the Lakers but did not play in Wednesday night's regular-season finale at Staples Center.

Bryant started the game “looking like a bum,” according to World Peace, bouncing his first five shots off the rim.

But the next five went in and were followed eventually by 17 more....

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