WATCH: NBA pays tribute to Kobe Bryant at All-Star Game
MANILA, Philippines – The NBA honored retiring legend Kobe Bryant before he played his final All-Star Game on Sunday, February 14 in Toronto, Canada (Monday, February 15 in Manila).
Bryant, who was the top vote-getter this year with 1.9 million votes, was the last to be introduced as a starter for the West.
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After player introductions, the NBA presented a tribute video with highlights of Bryant's seasoned 20-year career. The Los Angeles Lakers star, a 5-time NBA champion and an 18-time All-Star, also had a short speech right after.
The All-Star Game was a showcase of offensive prowess as the West defeated the East, 196-173. Bryant exited with 10 points on 4-for-11 shooting along with 7 assists and 6 rebounds in 25 minutes.
Watch the tribute above. – Rappler.com