Clutch Kobe Bryant Leads Lakers Over Wizards, Fans Chant His Name (Videos)

Kobe Bryant applause Washington

For once this season, Kobe Bryant didn’t totally suck.  The soon-to-be-retired Lakers star scored 31 points in 36 minutes, including two clutch three-pointers in the final minute, helping L.A. earn a 108-104 victory over the Wizards in Washington.

And after the game, despite handing the home team their fifth loss in six games, the fans at the Verizon Center still showed Kobe plenty of love, showering him with applause and chanting his name as he exited the court.

Have a look, and a listen:

And here’s a look at vintage Kobe working his magic down the stretch vs. the Wizards:

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