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Kobe Bryant’s 81-point performance

Lakers guard Kobe Bryant gets past Raptors forward Matt Bonner for a reverse layup in the first half.

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Lakers guard Kobe Bryant drives past Raptors forward Eric Williams during his 81-point game.

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Lakers guard Kobe Bryant drives down the lane against the Raptors for a reverse layup during his 81-point outing.

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Lakers guard Kobe Bryant gets fouled late in the fourth quarter. He made 18 of 20 free throws during the game.

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Kobe Bryant acknowledges Lakers fans during his 81-point performance against the Toronto Raptors.

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Kobe Bryant looks up at the Staples Center scoreboard and his 81-point total during the final seconds of a 122-104 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Jan. 22, 2006.

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The Staples Center scoreboard shows the 81 points scored by Kobe Bryant against the Toronto Raptors.

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Kobe Bryant exits the court with wife Vanessa and daughter Natalia after scoring 81 points.

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A photo taken by Lakers announcer Lawrence Tanter shows the official scorebook from the game in which Kobe Bryant finished with 81 points.

 (Lawrence Tanter)
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