Kobe Bryant (L) of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots before Nicolas Batum (R) of the Portland Trail Blazers during their NBA game on December 28, 2012 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. AFP PHOTO / Joe KLAMAR
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Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts after a call during their game against the Charlotte Bobcats at Time Warner Cable Arena on December 14, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Kobe Bryant attends the Los Angeles Lakers vs New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden on January 26, 2014 in New York City.
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Kobe Bryant and Vanessa Laine Bryant are seen at Los Angeles International airport on April 14, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.
The Game, Kobe Bryant and Samuel L. Jackson attend a basketball game between the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on December 25, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
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Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers waves to the crowd after passing Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list with a free throw in the second quarter of the game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on December 14, 2014 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers injures his right shoulder during a game against the New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center on January 21, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana.