Lakers star Kobe Bryant is mobbed by teammates during his 60-point farewell game on April 13, 2016, at Staples Center.(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times) By Los Angeles Times staff April 12, 2021 3:25 AM PT FacebookTwitterShow more sharing optionsShareClose extra sharing options Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Copy Link URLCopied!Print Kobe Bryant scored 60 points in his farewell game on April 13, 2016. Here’s a look at the game and remembering his legacy. Read more 1 Lakers Kobe Bryant’s 60-point final game, through the eyes of those who were there Five years ago Tuesday, Kobe Bryant closed out his Hall of Fame career with a 60-point performance. A look back at the magical moments of that game. 2 Lakers Plaschke: No cheering in the press box? Kobe turning Mamba changed that Kobe Bryant’s 60-point farewell game started with a clumsy effort and five missed shots. Then it happened. He turned Mamba and it was lights out.3 Lakers First Person: DeMar DeRozan on Kobe’s 60-point game, It was like an ‘Avengers’ movie NBA All-Star and Kobe Bryant fan DeMar DeRozan, who hails from the Southland, remembers the monumental night the Lakers legend played his final game. 4 Lakers First Person: Reminiscing with Kobe after his 60-point game Times reporter Broderick Turner gives a fresh perspective to that famous 60-point finale. His farewell moment and more with Kobe Bryant.5 Lakers Kobe’s 60-point farewell: From Magic Johnson to Gary Vitti Lakers legend Magic Johnson, trainer Gary Vitti and executive John Black recall Kobe Bryant’s magical 60-point game in his farewell performance.6 Lakers Kobe Bryant’s 60-point farewell: a view from the Jazz’s side Players who were on the Utah Jazz in 2016 provide another view of Kobe Bryant’s farewell game for the Lakers.7 Lakers How Byron Scott helped Kobe Bryant get to 60-point finale Byron Scott coached Kobe Bryant in his final season and was a mentor when the Lakers great entered the NBA. What he and others remember.8 Lakers Column: Kobe Bryant goes out shots blazing in magical finish, even for him He didn’t walk away, he flew away, on the wings of legend, through the clouds of Hollywood, with a final act unmatched in Los Angeles sports history. 9 Lakers Kobe Bryant’s NBA finale is well done: 60 points and a Lakers win Kobe Bryant finished his 1,556th and final NBA game with a stunning 60 points on 22-for-50 shooting in a 101-96 Lakers victory over the Utah Jazz. 10 Lakers Column: Lakers’ win transforms Kobe Bryant’s send-off from scripted to spectacular From the way Kobe Bryant shot and shot and shot to the way the night was basically turned into a long Nike commercial, what unfolded Wednesday at Staples Center felt incredibly contrived. 11 Lakers Kobe Bryant in shock after scoring 60 as teammates weigh in There was one more show from the player who once scored 81 points and, in a different game, 62 through three quarters. 12 Lakers After a 20-year career, Kobe Bryant says goodbye Kobe Bryant, the first player in NBA history to play 20 seasons with the same team, plays his final game with the Lakers.13 Lakers Watch: Bill Plaschke and Lindsey Thiry recap Kobe Bryant’s final game Bill Plaschke and Lindsey Thiry describe the scene inside Staples Center as Kobe Bryant scored 60 points in the final game of his 20-year career.14 Lakers Watch: Celebrities attend Kobe Bryant’s final game Watch George Lopez, David Beckham, Jeremy Piven, Arsenio Hall and others describe their emotions at Kobe Bryant’s final game.15 Lakers Watch: Kobe Bryant arrives at Staples Center for final game of his career Kobe Bryant, the first player in NBA history to play 20 seasons with the same team, heads to his final game with the Lakers tonight.16 Lakers Video: Watch Kobe Bryant’s final news conference Kobe Bryant met with the media after a 60-point performance in the Lakers’ 101-96 victory over the Jazz, and the final game of his career.17 Lakers Photos:: Kobe Bryant on the road to retirement Photos from the cities where Lakers star Kobe Bryant is playing for the final time.