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Kobe Bryant's farewell tour around the NBA

Kobe Bryant will retire at the end of the 2015-16 NBA season after playing 20 years with the Los Angeles Lakers. Here are photos from his final season.

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers
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Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives on Darren Collison #7 of the Sacramento Kings at Sleep Train Arena on January 7, 2016 in Sacramento, California.

SACRAMENTO, CA - JANUARY 07: Kobe Bryant #24
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SACRAMENTO, CA - JANUARY 07: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers shakes hands with Vlade Divac after the Lakers game against the Sacramento Kings at Sleep Train Arena on January 7, 2016 in Sacramento, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

SACRAMENTO, CA - JANUARY 07: Kobe Bryant #24
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SACRAMENTO, CA - JANUARY 07: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers waves to the crowd after their game against the Sacramento Kings at Sleep Train Arena on January 7, 2016 in Sacramento, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers
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Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers is introduced before their game against the Sacramento Kings at Sleep Train Arena on Jan. 7, 2016 in Sacramento.

BOSTON, MA - DECEMBER 30: Kobe Bryant #24
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BOSTON, MA - DECEMBER 30: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers prepares to shoot a free throw during the fourth quarter against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on December 30, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Lakers defeat the Celtics 112-104. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

BOSTON, MA - DECEMBER 30: Kobe Bryant #24
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BOSTON, MA - DECEMBER 30: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives against Jared Sullinger #7 of the Boston Celtics and Isaiah Thomas #4 during the first quarter at TD Garden on December 30, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 28: Kobe Bryant #24
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CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 28: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives to the basket against the Charlotte Hornets during their game at Time Warner Cable Arena on December 28, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 28: Kobe Bryant #24
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CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 28: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers talks to Jeremy Lin #7 of the Charlotte Hornets during their game at Time Warner Cable Arena on December 28, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 28: Kobe Bryant #24
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CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 28: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts after a play during their game against the Charlotte Hornets at Time Warner Cable Arena on December 28, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 23: Kobe Bryant
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LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 23: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots a jumper between Kevin Durant #35 and Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder during the first half at Staples Center on December 23, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and condition of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 22: Fans try to
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DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 22: Fans try to get a glimpse and take a photo of Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers as he leaves the court after facing the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on December 22, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. The Lakers defeated the Nuggets 111-107. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 22: Kobe Bryant #24
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DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 22: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers takes a shot over Will Barton #5 of the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on December 22, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. The Lakers defeated the Nuggets 111-107. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 12: Kobe Bryant #24
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HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 12: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers waits on the court during the game against the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center on December 12, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 22: A fan displays
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DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 22: A fan displays a sign supporting Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers as he faces the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on December 22, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. The Lakers defeated the Nuggets 111-107. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 22: Kobe Bryant #24
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DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 22: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers controls the ball against Will Barton #5 of the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on December 22, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers
Photo Credit: Getty Images/ Harry How

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers waits for a free throw during the first half against the Houston Rockets at Staples Center on December 17, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 12: James Harden #13
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HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 12: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets (L) greets Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers on the court after the Rockets defeated the Lakers 126-97 in their game at Toyota Center on December 12, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 12: Kobe Bryant #24
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HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 12: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts to a play during the game against the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center on December 12, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 12: Kobe Bryant #24
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HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 12: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers warms up prior to the game against the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center on December 12, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

SAN ANTONIO,TX - DECEMBER 11: Kobe Bryant #24
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SAN ANTONIO,TX - DECEMBER 11: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers walks off the court after their game against the San Antonio Spurs at AT&T Center on December 11, 2015 in San Antonio,Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that , by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ron Cortes/Getty Images)

SAN ANTONIO,TX - DECEMBER 11: Kobe Bryant #24
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SAN ANTONIO,TX - DECEMBER 11: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers walks off the court after their game against the San Antonio Spurs at AT&T Center on December 11, 2015 in San Antonio,Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that , by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ron Cortes/Getty Images)

SAN ANTONIO, TX - DECEMBER 11: Kobe Bryant
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SAN ANTONIO, TX - DECEMBER 11: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers greets Tim Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs before the game at AT&T Center on December 11, 2015 in San Antonio,Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ron Cortes/Getty Images)

TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 07: Kobe Bryant #24
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TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 07: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers thanks the crowd following a video tribute to him during an NBA game against the Toronto Raptors at the Air Canada Centre on December 07, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 04: Kobe Bryant #24
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ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 04: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers waves to the fans after their 100-87 loss to the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on December 4, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. NOTE TO USER User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers
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Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers attempts a shot over Karl-Anthony Towns #32 of the Minnesota Timberwolves during the first quarter at Staples Center on October 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Harry How

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers sits on the bench before the opening season game against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Staples Center on October 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 28: Kobe Bryant
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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 28: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Lakers team wear t-shirts to honor the passing of Philip "Flip" Saunders before the game against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Staples Center on October 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and condition of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers
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Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers spins from Karl-Anthony Towns #32, Andrew Wiggins #22 and Nemanja Bjelica #88 of the Minnesota Timberwolves during the first quarter at Staples Center on October 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Harry How

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers posts up Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Minnesota Timberwolves during a 112-111 Laker loss at Staples Center on October 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Minnesota Timberwolves grabs
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Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Minnesota Timberwolves grabs possessoin of a rebound in front of Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers during a 112-111 Timberwolves win at Staples Center on October 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

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