OTD in 2006, the late Kobe Bryant scored 81 points for the Lakers (video)
There is news about the late great Kobe Bryant who passed away last year.
On the 22nd of January 2006, Kobe Bryant scored 81 points.
It was a regular-season NBA game at the Staples Center between the Los Angeles Lakers and Toronto Raptors.
The Lakers were down by 18 but Kobe Bryant outscored the Raptors 55-41 in the 2nd half to lead his team to win by 18.
For Kobe Bryant, he scored 14 in the first, 12 in the second, 27 in the third, and 28 in the fourth.
Watch Kobe Bryant drop 81 points on the Toronto Raptors below
15 years ago today, Kobe dropped 81 points in an unforgettable performance.
— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) January 22, 2021