Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan met for the final time of their careers on Friday night, as the San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Lakers 119-113. The Lakers got 20-point efforts from Bryant (25), Lou Williams (21) and Jordan Clarkson (20), who tied a career-high with his four three-pointers made.
Julius Randle added another double-double to his resume, finishing with 15 rebounds and 11 points for his 22nd double-double of the season, and his ninth since being re-inserted into the starting lineup 14 games ago.
In dramatic fashion, Bryant dislocated his middle finger in the final minutes of action, had it popped back into place by head athletic trainer Gary Vitti and was reinserted into the game, nailing a shot upon his return. After the game, Bryant laughs when talking about how it all went down with Vitti.
Plus, Bryant attempts to recall his favorite memory of competing against the Spurs and Tim Duncan, a man of few words, has just a few words to say about his final matchup against Bryant.
Kobe Bryant Dislocates His Finger, Pops It Back In
Kobe Bryant & Tim Duncan After Their Final Matchup
Byron Scott After The Lakers Loss To The Spurs