See the Before, During & After of Kobe's Final Game

We all know Kobe Bryant ended his last night with the Los Angeles Lakers with a 60-point banger, but in this photo essay by Andy Bernstein for The Player’s Tribune, we are given a look behind-the-scenes of the proceedings on Wednesday. Here, we follow the Black Mamba from his arrival in style at Staples Center, to pre-game locker room rituals, his last dunk, a heartfelt farewell speech, and the post-game press conference. For the accompanying words from Kobe and select quotes from the press conference, head to the original post at  VIA